using apm to power a system down, 5.x

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Fri Jun 18 06:45:14 PDT 2004

"dave" <dmehler26 at> writes:

> Yes, there is a kernel apm module. I've also disabled acpi via device.hints,
> and enabled apm via that file as well. I've also put apm_enable in rc.conf.
> Is this overkill?

Is the kernel module *loaded*?  

[I fixed up my scratch machine and this seems to work there, with the
same kind of configuration, but I built APM into the kernel on that

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