DragonFly kernel List (threaded) for 2004-03
Re: HEAD'S UP on ACPI work
On Fri, Feb 20, 2004 at 11:10:51PM -0800, Matthew Dillon wrote:
> I'm about 1/3 of the way through bringing in the FreeBSD-5 ACPI code.
> The first 1/3 consisted of bringing in additional bus configuration
> methods from FreeBSD-5, bringing in the FreeBSD-5 ACPICA build
> infrastructure, and importing the Intel acpica dist. That is what
> I've just committed.
> The old, existing acpica code is still in there and working like you
> expect. No defaults have been changed and none defaults will be
> changed for at least a few weeks.
> The acpica5 code will build, but the module will NOT yet load. I have
> a bunch more work to do before the module will work properly. I need
> to separate the APIC code from the SMP code so APIC support can be
> built without SMP support, I need to make SMP builds work on UP
> machines rather then panic, and I need to deal with the ACPICA module's
> interactions with the APIC. I probably also have to bring in a bit more
> of the FreeBSD-5 PCI bus code.
What's the current status on this? If someone is working on this, I'll wait
rather than submitting a patch to make the old existing acpi a module and
add some acpi sub modules like acpi_toshiba, because new code has both.