xbatt or other indicators for the Thinkpad 600E?
smithi at nimnet.asn.au
Sun Aug 29 23:34:07 PDT 2004
On Sun, 29 Aug 2004, Gary Kline wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 29, 2004 at 04:11:55PM -0700, Kevin Oberman wrote:
> > Also, is APM being probed at boot time? You should see something like:
> > apm0: <APM BIOS> on motherboard
> > apm0: found APM BIOS v1.2, connected at v1.2
> > very early in the boot. I don't build APM into the kernel but add:
> > apm_load="YES"
> > to /boot/loader.conf, but it should be fine in the kernel.
> The only 'BIOS'-related probe I see involves the PCI->PCI
> bridge. When the system boots I get complaints about a
> missing /dev/apm; and an expected string about apmd.
Just a thought - is APM enabled (or able to be disabled) in the BIOS?
> > Make sure that ACPI is disabled and apm enabled in /boot/device.hints.
> > hint.apm.0.disabled="0"
> > hint.acpi.0.disabled="1"
> > hint.apm.0.flags="0x20"
> > If ACPI starts up, APM won't. These hints entries take care of both
> > issues.
> Ah, the acpi.0.disabled was set to false. This was
> probably the culprit. I just set it to "1".
Hopefully that will fix it. APM works fine on my Compaq Armada 1500c
(on 4.5-R) as long as APCI is switched off in BIOS.
As an aside, I tried mailing you off-list about this yesterday, and got:
----- Transcript of session follows -----
... while talking to ns1.thought.org.:
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.. so I guess your spam filter is maybe targetting .au ? Sorry to
mention this on-list, but you probably wouldn't see it otherwise.
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