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    SubjectRe: [PATCH][RFC] Kill off legacy power management stuff.
    Hi!

    > >>One reason was that there are (were?) a number of machines which only
    > >>powered
    > >>down properly using apm. It was discussed as part of shutting down after
    > >>power
    > >>failure when your UPS is running out of power.
    > >>
    > >
    > >um ... what does APM have to do with legacy PM? two different issues,
    > >no?
    > >
    > Since the patches are going into apm.c and apm was used for suspend and
    > poweroff before ACPI was a feature of the hardware, I assume there's a
    > relationship. As of 2.6.9 ACPI still couldn't power down one of my
    >old

    There is not. The patches should not affect you unless you use obscure
    68000 driver.

    We are removing infrastructure that has no users.
    Pavel
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