[linux-pm] [PATCH] APM: delete APM in Linux-2.6.40

Len Brown lenb at kernel.org
Thu Mar 24 00:39:07 PDT 2011

From: Len Brown <len.brown at intel.com>

Signed-off-by: Len Brown <len.brown at intel.com>
 Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt |    8 ++++++++
 1 files changed, 8 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt b/Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt
index b3f35e5..2a03c46 100644
--- a/Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt
+++ b/Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt
@@ -619,3 +619,11 @@ Why:	The original implementation of memsw feature enabled by
 Who:	Michal Hocko <mhocko at suse.cz>
+When:	2.6.40
+Why:	Microsoft deleted APM from Windows as of Vista in in 2006.
+	It now seems more than safe that the latest Linux Kernel be APM-free.
+	The vintage laptops supporting APM are now difficult to find,
+	making it problatic to maintain this code.
+Who:	Len Brown <len.brown at intel.com>

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