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OS2.org News (www.OS2.org): 12/07/2008
ACPI 3.10 is available (from Eugene Gorbunoff)
A) Fresh news: We get more reports that eComStation works fine on 8 cores.

B) Why to install ACPI for eComStation?

You should install ACPI for eComStation to:

Common (Notebooks, servers, barebones):

* to initialize PC (the devices are not initialized on boot without ACPI),

* to use multi-core CPU (Core Duo, AMD X2). Especially, if you want run computer in APIC mode,

* device drivers for eComStation depend on ACPI,

* ACPI provides information about the computer to drivers, applications and system information utilities.

Notebook, barebone:

* to manage power management (suspend/resume/poweroff)

* to reduce power consumption

For developer:

* The main purpose of the driver is to provide ACPI interface to applied developers.

C) Bug-tracker

The rules changed:

ACPI tracker -- http://svn.netlabs.org/acpi/report/1 -> [New ticket]

Register to Login -- http://www.netlabs.org/site/member/

don\'t use short name&password, save your password

D) How to contribute to ACPI project?


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