There is no support for APM in kernel 766 "apm -S
No APM support in kernel"
How would i go about compiling APM support ?
On Thu, 17 Feb 2005 13:19:22 +0000, James Wilkinson
Michael Scottaline wrote:
> Actually, it's working flawlessly for me on a Chembook derivative. but
> here's the catch. It's quite old and doesn't pass the BIOS test for
> acpi (older than 2001). So apm handles power management.
FWIW: ACPI is turned off for pre-2001 BIOSes because too many of them
are too buggy. That doesn't mean a pre-2001 BIOS *will* be buggy :
you can turn it back on using the acpi=force option if you want to
I used to do that to get my SMP box to auto-power off (APM doesn't work
in SMP mode).
 Except inasmuch as every program is buggy...
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