Re: ACPI buttons in 2.6.12-rc4-mm2

From: Bill Davidsen
Date: Fri Jul 29 2005 - 11:38:41 EST

Brown, Len wrote:
I agree that the value of _LID can be usefult to user-space
and I'll be sure it is restored as a property of the lid device
under sysfs -- available as a simple file read like it
was under /proc.

You're missing the point, removing the /proc feature breaks existing code. You can add new features in /sys as you like, but when you remove existing featires you break system for no benefit.

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