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Optional drivers
Option Module Recommend Description
Deprecated /proc/acpi files - No Creates deprecated files in the procfs filesystem, which are now replaced by files in the sysfs filesystem.
Deprecated power /proc/acpi directories - No Creates deprecated files in the procfs filesystem, which are now replaced by files in the sysfs filesystem.
EC read/write access through /sys/kernel/debug/ec ec-debugfs No Debug interface to the Embedded Controller.
Deprecated /proc/acpi/event support - No Creates deprecated files in the procfs filesystem, which are now replaced by the input layer or netlink events.
AC Adapter ac Laptops Creates files to tell, if your system is connected to AC.
Battery battery Laptops Creates files to tell, if your system is powered by a battery.
Button button - Handles events on the power, sleep, and lid buttons.
Video video - Supports basic operations for graphics adapters.
Fan fan - Supports ACPI fan devices, allowing user-mode applications to perform basic fan control (on, off, status).
Dock dock - Supports ACPI-controlled docking stations and removable drive bays, see the acpi dock article.
Processor processor - Installs ACPI as the idle handler for Linux and uses ACPI C2 and C3 processor states to save power.
Processor Aggregator processor-aggregator - ACPI 4.0 function to perform specific processor configuration and control.
Thermal Zone thermal Yes Supports ACPI thermal zones to protect your processor against overheating.
NUMA support - -
Debug Statements - No
PCI slot detection driver pci-slot No Helps to correlate PCI bus addresses with physical slots
Container and Module Devices container - Supports ACPI Container and Module devices to hotplug nodes, CPUs, and memory.
Smart Battery System sbs, sbshc - Supports another type of access to battery information, found on some laptops.
Hardware Error Device hed - Supports the Hardware Error Device, which is used to report some hardware errors.
Allow ACPI methods to be inserted/replaced at run time custom-method No
ACPI Platform Error Interface (APEI) - - APEI allows to report errors (for example from the chipset) to the operating system.