APM on 4.9 on a Winbook XL2 laptop

matthew matthew at netway.com
Sat Feb 14 19:40:55 PST 2004

On Sat, 14 Feb 2004, Sara Trice wrote:

> I can't get the APM on this to work for anything. I have tried putting:
> apm_load="YES"
> in my /boot/loader.conf file, and the lines:
> apm_enable="YES"
> apmd_enable="YES"
> in my /etc/rc.conf file.
> I run apm -a and it tells me:
> apm: can't open /dev/apm: Device not configured
> Any ideas?

One would make sure that

device          apm0    at nexus? disable flags 0x20 # Advanced Power

is in their running kernel.

Is APM enabled in your BIOS?

These two answers are the basic ones. Reply back with answer.


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