Subject: Re: Apm driver
To: Mike Pelley <>
From: Alan Barrett <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/05/1998 12:31:20
> 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.

It's a kernel option.  Put "options APM_NO_IDLE" into your kernel
configuration file, then build a new kernel.

--apb (Alan Barrett)