[OLPC-devel] Re: [RFC][PATCH 1/2] ACPI: Idle Processor PM
bjorn.helgaas at hp.com
Thu Aug 31 19:13:20 EDT 2006
On Wednesday 30 August 2006 13:43, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> That would be helpful. For the One Laptop Per Child project (or whatever
> it's called today), it would be advantageous to run without acpi.
Out of curiosity, what is the motivation for running without acpi?
It costs a lot to diverge from the mainstream in areas like that,
so there must be a big payoff. But maybe if OLPC depends on acpi
being smarter about power or code size or whatever, those improvements
could be made and everybody would benefit.
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