APM on 4.9 on a Winbook XL2 laptop

Warren Block wblock at wonkity.com
Sun Feb 15 06:42:15 PST 2004

On Sat, 14 Feb 2004, matthew wrote:

> One would make sure that
> device          apm0    at nexus? disable flags 0x20 # Advanced Power Management
> is in their running kernel.

Not with that "disable" in there, which disables it.  On every desktop
system I've tried, a simple

device	apm

is enough.  Other hints may be required for some notebooks.

Of course, this is just the kernel part.  It also needs apm entries in
/etc/rc.conf and an APM-cable BIOS.

-Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA

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