sio => uart: one port is gone

Ed Schouten ed at 80386.nl
Mon Sep 15 17:51:00 UTC 2008


* Andriy Gapon <avg at icyb.net.ua> wrote:
> What is the alternative?
> Building it into a kernel? Is this maybe too much of a requirement?
> From /sys/i386/conf/NOTES (RELENG_7):
> # Note that building ACPI into the kernel is deprecated; the module is
> # normally loaded automatically by the loader.

I don't really understand why this is deprecated. 99.8% of the systems
sold nowadays support ACPI. On AMD64 we enable ACPI by default, because
it's impossible to use without ACPI (?)

Shouldn't we just enable ACPI by default?

-- 
 Ed Schouten <ed at 80386.nl>
 WWW: http://80386.nl/
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