No APM yet for AMD?

Francisco Reyes lists at
Wed Jan 4 07:14:15 PST 2006

Bruno Ducrot writes:

> Well could you try to add this to your /boot/loader.conf:
> hw.acpi.osname="Microsoft Windows NT"


> It's because I want to check what happens if the following ASL is
> triggered:
> If (LEqual (SizeOf (\_OS), 0x14))
> {
>     BPOL (0x3C)
> }

Second dump on the same location... different name

> That's look like a workaround for Windows NT and that seems to
> be related to batteries and AC adapter.

Not sure what was supposed to happen after trying the change in loader.conf, 
but I tried "sysctl -a |grep acpi.bat" and the results are the same 
as before. -1 
hw.acpi.battery.time: -1
hw.acpi.battery.state: 7
hw.acpi.battery.units: 1
hw.acpi.battery.info_expire: 5

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