ACPI can only be compiled into the kernel on the amd64 and ia64 platforms

Mel fbsd.questions at
Thu May 1 22:03:41 UTC 2008

On Thursday 01 May 2008 23:43:17 alexus wrote:
> like i said i copy GENERIC
> dd# pwd
> /usr/src/sys/i386/conf
> dd# grep -i acpi GENERIC
> dd#
> my GENERIC doesn't have acpi either...
> as far as "weird" part goes, this is a plain vanila
> FreeBSD-7.0-RELEASE, I'm not sure what you mean by "weird" or i386
> part, all I did is cp GENERIC dd then vi dd, then config dd and then
> tried compiling and it threw me an error right away.

Ah, the old config way.
Better to use buildkernel target in /usr/src.
What's your uname -m?


Problem with today's modular software: they start with the modules
    and never get to the software part.

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