Re: [PATCH, RFC] [1/3] Generic in-kernel AC status

From: Stefan Seyfried
Date: Fri Feb 10 2006 - 07:31:05 EST

On Fri, Feb 10, 2006 at 01:19:13PM +0100, Pavel Machek wrote:
> On Pá 10-02-06 09:06:43, Stefan Seyfried wrote:

> > Ok. Maybe i am not seeing the point. But why do we need this in the kernel?
> > Can't we handles this easily in userspace?
> Some kernel parts need to now: for example powernow-k8: some

we can tell them from userspace.

> frequencies are not allowed when you are running off battery. [Just
> now it is solved by not allowing those frequencies at all unless ACPI
> is available; quite an ugly solution.]

And this is a reason to include it in the kernel?
Pavel? Is it you? What have they done to you? ;-)

I mean - we are moving suspend and everything to userspace, so i wonder
why this has to be in kernel.
Stefan Seyfried \ "I didn't want to write for pay. I
QA / R&D Team Mobile Devices \ wanted to be paid for what I write."
SUSE LINUX Products GmbH, Nürnberg \ -- Leonard Cohen
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