Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

Intel Has 50 Patches For ACPI/Power In Linux 3.3

Collapse
X
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Intel Has 50 Patches For ACPI/Power In Linux 3.3

    Phoronix: Intel Has 50 Patches For ACPI/Power In Linux 3.3

    The fun for the Linux 3.3 kernel merge window is not over quite yet; Intel this morning published 50 patches for integration into this next Linux kernel that affect ACPI and power management, primarily around ACPI 5.0 support for the Linux kernel...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTA0NDE

  • #2
    Browsing the motherboards specifications on Asus or Gigabyte website, all the motherboards are tagged as ACPI 1.0 compliant, or in best case 2.0.

    Why ?
    What is new in ACPI 3, 4 or 5 ?

    Comment


    • #3
      Originally posted by whitecat View Post
      What is new in ACPI 3, 4 or 5 ?
      Wikipedia has some history of ACPI version changes: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Advance...erface#History

      Comment


      • #4
        Since afaik Ubuntu LTS will upgrade to a new version its graphics drivers and kernel every 6 months - it's not really a problem.

        Comment

        Working...
        X