Re: SMP should be CONFIG_SMP and exclusive of APM?

Kimon Berlin (
Thu, 10 Apr 1997 16:39:39 +0100

> One problem is the APM bios isnt defined to be SMP safe in any docs I have I'd
> love to call APM if someone has APM docs confirming APM is SMP safe or has SMP
> extensions in docs I don't posess

I can confirm that APM is *not* SMP-safe. The only power management spec that
will coexist with SMP is ACPI.


Kimon Berlin - Hewlett-Packard Performance Desktop Computing Operation R&D
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