Subject: Apm driver
To: None <>
From: Mike Pelley <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/02/1998 15:17:37
I have a PC with an ATX power supply.  I would like to keep NetBSD from
calling the BIOS CPU idle function.  In the man page apm(4), it mentions
"The APM driver may be adjusted with several configuration options:
APM_NO_IDLE ..." which sounds like exactly what I'm looking for.  I just
don't know how to access this configuration option.

Neither the man page apm(8) nor apmd(8) mention a way to turn this off.  Do
I have to write a C program that uses apm.h or is there an easier way?  Does
it make sense to turn this off when compiling my kernal?

Thanks!  Mike.