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SubjectRe: [patch] i386 "General Options" - begone [take 2]
On Tue, Jun 04, 2002 at 01:59:11PM -0700, Grover, Andrew wrote:

> This is a tough one because ACPI *is* power management but it is also
> configuration. It is equivalent to such things as MPS table parsing, $PIR
> parsing, PNPBIOS, as well as APM. The first two don't have CONFIG_ options
> at the moment but they should at some point.
> The only thing I can think of is a "Platform interface options" menu and
> just throw all of the above in that. Any other ideas?

You seem to be halfway down the road of splitting ACPI in two already,
with the introduction of CONFIG_ACPI_HT_ONLY recently. Why not bundle
such options under a CONFIG_ACPI_INITIALISATION or the likes, and
put the rest under the power management menu as Brad suggested ?


| Dave Jones.
| SuSE Labs
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