apmd: cannot open device file '/dev/apmctl': No such file or
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Mon Nov 17 06:51:23 PST 2003
"Lord Sith" <lordsith49 at hotmail.com> writes:
> I get this error when I am trying to start apmd on a FreeBSD
> 5.1-RELEASE-p10 laptop.
I don't think that APM is supported by default on 5.x.
ACPI is, but that's got problems of its own; the errata has some
information to help you work around it, but the real solutions have
been taking time to work out on -CURRENT and will probably not get
backported to the release branch.
Those are the breaks with running a developers' version. Still, if
you try to use ACPI, with the workarounds, you might be able to get it
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