[Pm-utils] [PATCH 1/8] pm-utils 1.2.3 proposed patches

Matthew Garrett mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org
Sat Nov 29 12:25:37 PST 2008

On Sat, Nov 29, 2008 at 09:08:30PM +0100, Michael Biebl wrote:
> 2008/11/29 Matthew Garrett <mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org>:
> > Mostly we want to spend the time and effort that's gone into this on
> > making the kernel actually work properly, since the fdi approach doesn't
> > scale in the slightest.
> Still better, than every user having to set the acpi_flags via the
> boot prompt, which is even more effort than one user submitting a fdi
> file.
> And having to support a mix from the kernel cmd line and quirks via
> hal means more work for us.
> So this change actually saves us efforts.

And forces a large set of users to reconfigure their systems.

> > There's a difference between "encourage" and "break existing setups".
> Actually, it makes the results more sane and predictable.

And breaks existing setups.

Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org

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