[Pkg-acpi-devel] Bug#610552: acpi should be enabled for all architectures

Michael Meskes meskes at debian.org
Sun Mar 27 12:09:07 UTC 2011

On Wed, Jan 19, 2011 at 03:08:31PM -0500, Bernie Innocenti wrote:
> Is there a particular reason why the acpi command line tool is disabled
> on
> all architectures but i386, amd64 and ia64? It doesn't really rely on
> the
> presence of ACPI in the BIOS to report the battery status.

But it relies on some files under /sys/class to get its data from. And those
files do not exist on al architectures.

> In fact, I just compiled it on a Lemote Yeeloong (mipsel using pmon
> as bootloader firmware) and it works perfectly.

Good to know, thanks. I will enable mipsel and mips (which seems to be ok too)
for the next upload.

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