New ACPI 2.21 drivers on eComStation betazone

May 06, 2007 by Mark Dodel

++ From the VOICE OS/2-eCS News Service ++

From: Mark Dodel

"ACPI (short for "Advanced Configuration and Power Interface") is a standard that defines power and configuration management interfaces between an operating system and Hardware. It is meant to supersede the older APM standard (for power management) and provide a generic
interface for recognition and configuration of hardware devices."

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Available to those with access (via Software Subscription Services) to the eComStation BetaZone: ( via logging in at ) 546 kb 05/05/2007 10:18 am
ACPI.PSD fixed. Useful for owners of notebooks with broken ACPI
tables. 2.21 Eugene Gorbunoff

20070505 (2.21) fixed 2.20
* ACPI.PSD can't boot if MADT ACPI table absent - fixed
* New switch /St for ACPI.PSD
* Stack is replaced on UNI and SMP now, so /EIS should work better 61 kb 05/05/2007 10:20 am
APM.ADD - power management for eComStation 1.13 Eugene Gorbunof

20070426 (1.12)
* AcpiD.cfg, IdleState by default is HLT now 15 kb 05/05/2007 10:19 am
ACPI snooper. You need it for Core Duo computers, to manage IRQ
2.21 Eugene Gorbunoff