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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 4/4] Remove obsolete piece of PM documentation
    --- Original Message ---
    > On Thu 2008-06-12 10:31:38, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
    > > From: Rafael J. Wysocki <rjw@sisk.pl>
    > >
    > > Remove an obsolete piece of PM documentation.
    > >
    > > Signed-off-by: Rafael J. Wysocki <rjw@sisk.pl>
    > > ---
    > > Documentation/power/pm.txt | 257 ---------------------------------------------
    > > 1 file changed, 257 deletions(-)
    > >
    > > Index: linux-2.6/Documentation/power/pm.txt
    > > ===================================================================
    > > --- linux-2.6.orig/Documentation/power/pm.txt
    > > +++ /dev/null
    > > @@ -1,257 +0,0 @@
    > > - Linux Power Management Support
    > > -
    > > -This document briefly describes how to use power management with your
    > > -Linux system and how to add power management support to Linux drivers.
    > > -
    > > -APM or ACPI?
    > > -------------
    > > -If you have a relatively recent x86 mobile, desktop, or server system,
    > > -odds are it supports either Advanced Power Management (APM) or
    > > -Advanced Configuration and Power Interface (ACPI). ACPI is the newer
    > > -of the two technologies and puts power management in the hands of the
    > > -operating system, allowing for more intelligent power management than
    > > -is possible with BIOS controlled APM.
    > > -
    > > -The best way to determine which, if either, your system supports is to
    > > -build a kernel with both ACPI and APM enabled (as of 2.3.x ACPI is
    > > -enabled by default). If a working ACPI implementation is found, the
    > > -ACPI driver will override and disable APM, otherwise the APM driver
    > > -will be used.
    > > -
    > > -No, sorry, you cannot have both ACPI and APM enabled and running at
    > > -once. Some people with broken ACPI or broken APM implementations
    > > -would like to use both to get a full set of working features, but you
    > > -simply cannot mix and match the two. Only one power management
    > > -interface can be in control of the machine at once. Think about it..
    >
    > I'd keep this; it is still true, and we still support both.
    >
    > Maybe it should be moved into Doc*/power/apm.txt or something.

    Yes, if there is a good sub-directory for it, please put it there.

    > ACK on rest.

    ~Randy




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