[haiku-development] Re: ACPI development

I've already written acpi_battery module but seems that #2841 is not
solved yet. If someone is interested in helping please let me know.

2008/12/3 Clemens Zeidler <clemens.zeidler@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
> Hi,
>
> hey Ithamar, my next project in the near future is to write a battery and
> speedstep driver using ACPI :-)
>
> Additional to Ithamars points I'm interessting whats the general status of
> ACPI in haiku is? Its not on the image at the moment, right?
>
> cheers
>        Clemens
>
>
> On Wed, 03 Dec 2008 22:42:57 +0100, Ithamar R. Adema <ithamar@xxxxxxx>
> wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> Since my EeePC has networking now (wired, ok, but still), I'm looking in
>> getting more support for the box. What I would like to do is ACPI support,
>> which is required for hotkeys, wireless control, lid open/close, etc. I've
>> seen acpi_lid and acpi_thermal drivers, which both (try to) use the new
>> driver architecture, but fail to load, due to the module paths.
>>
>> Another example of ACPI driver is acpi_button, which seems to work, but
>> uses the old driver model....
>>
>> I'd like to do some work on ACPI drivers, e.g. for starters get those two
>> drivers (lid/thermal) working, but wondering how to continue. Is there
>> anyone who already has a clear-cut design of how he/she would like ACPI to
>> work under Haiku?
>>
>> Do we want the acpi bus manager to be a bus manager like the other new
>> ones, publishing devices, and having a directory with drivers for this
>> particular bus implementing support for the acpi devices?
>>
>> I'd like to have some form of censensus on this before actually hacking
>> away on the drivers....
>>
>> Eagerly awating feedback,
>>
>> Ithamar.
>>
>>
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