Future of FreeBSD

Nathan Seven scosol at yahoo.com
Fri Apr 9 14:17:09 PDT 2004

--- Kevin Oberman <oberman at es.net> wrote:
> The assumption that servers don't need ACPI is
> simply untrue. More and
> more newer BIOSes simply will not boot without ACPI.
> Since ACPI takes
> over the functions of APM, too often people assume
> that it does nothing
> else, when it may well do a great many more things,
> many well outside
> the bounds of power management and essential to
> system operation.

You're right- I was thinking about *my* client's
serverside usage (UP, non bleeding edge HW by any
But really- modern UP machines really won't boot
without ACPI?
I was unaware of that...

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