Re: [RFC] Getting rid of useless daemons

From: Cesar Eduardo Barros (
Date: Sun Apr 30 2000 - 09:04:17 EST

On Sun, Apr 30, 2000 at 07:15:23AM +0200, Simon Richter wrote:
> On Sat, 29 Apr 2000, Cesar Eduardo Barros wrote:
> > acpid (as far as I know at least) is like apmd but also parses the
> > ACPI tables (easy to do within a boot script, at the same spot acpid
> > would be loaded).
> The power management policy daemons (apmd and the soon-to-come acpipold)
> are not part of the kernel in my opinion, since the subsystem will work
> without this daemon, so I'm against including them in the kernel.

I'm against including them in the kernel too. I'm for replacing them by
programs called from userspace like modprobe.

Cesar Eduardo Barros

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