[kwlug-disc] Ubuntu Karmic and power management
Robert P. J. Day
rpjday at crashcourse.ca
Wed Nov 4 08:19:27 EST 2009
On Wed, 4 Nov 2009, Bob Jonkman wrote:
> Robert P.J. Day wrote:
> > it should be obvious how the above works -- you can define any
> > routine which accepts a character string value for a kernel
> > parameter, then tie the parameter name to that routine. the
> > routine is then free to parse/interpret that value however it
> > pleases.
> > was that helpful?
> Yes, but only in that it tells me to look for
> acpi_cmdline_osi_linux() to find out what that does, or
> acpi_osi_invalidate(++str), or how AE_OK is defined. And were is
> *osi_additional_string set?
sadly, that's par for the course.
> <sigh> So much source, so little time... I had hoped for a
> paragraph or two in some readme file, that says "acpi_osi=Linux
> frobs the foo, acpi_osi=! tramulates the baz, acpi_osi=nosmoke is
> only for Windows machines"
HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!! *sigh*. thanks, i needed that. :-)
this *is* the kernel we're talking about.
Robert P. J. Day Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA
Linux Consulting, Training and Kernel Pedantry.
Web page: http://crashcourse.ca
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