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Re: Bug#278027: RFP: ibm-acpi -- Driver for IBM laptops to extend ACPI support



On Sun, Oct 24, 2004 at 13:07:34 +0100, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> > * Package name    : ibm-acpi
> 
> This has been integrated into the acpi.sf.net patch, so is fairly likely
> to end up in the mainstream kernel before too long.

Even if it gets integrated in the kernel (which I am not 100% sure about),
having a package would make it work on older kernels. Also, an init script
is needed to configure what events you are interested in and the package
can provide example configuration files in /etc/acpi.

Cheers
David
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