ACPI
Advanced Configuration & Power Interface

ADVANCED CONFIGURATION AND POWER INTERFACE SPECIFICATION
Revision 1.0b,  February 8, 1999
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The Advanced Configuration and Power Interface Specification, Revision 1.0b describes the structures and mechanisms necessary to design operating system-directed power management and make advanced configuratioin architectures possible. ACPI applies to all classes of computers. If you want to design and build an ACPI-compatible system, you need the ACPI Specification.

Version 1.0b of the specification includes:
  • A full revision history, provided as text in the begining of the document, replacing the the change bars
     
  • The content of the Advanced Configuration and Power Interface Specification, Revision 1.0a
     
  • The Errata to the Advanced Configuration and Power Interface Specification from December 1998
     
  • The Video Extensions