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Re: apmd and other archs

Avery Pennarun wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 22, 2000 at 04:58:04PM +0100, Hadess wrote:
> > I'm writing you to have apmd marked as x86 only. Right now apmd is
> > compiled by the build-daemon (I think) but is 100% useless on PPCs, just
> > to name one arch. Maybe some other architectures (I'm thinking of Alphas)
> > use the APM system.
> It was originally binary-i386 and someone asked me to change it.  I don't
> remember which arch it was.
> What does Linux-PPC do for power management?  I thought Linus was
> recommending that you implement the /proc/apm and /dev/apm_bios interfaces
> at one point, and that sounds reasonable to me.  Then everyone using Linux
> can use the same apmd.

Linux-PPC (basically the Apple computers, any other Linux/PPC-subset
using it ?) uses the PMU, and pmud for power management. I don't think
that anybody wants to write an APM support for Power Macs (not me



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