Subject: Re: NetBSD 1.5-Release Apm0 help
To: Bruno Flavio <email@example.com>
From: Simon Burge <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/16/2000 00:44:22
"Bruno Flavio" wrote:
> Hiya Guyz,
> I just installed NetBSD 1.5-RELEASE on my Dell Insipron 5000e laptop,
> and due to a bug in the apm code(which causes grief linux/openbsd and
> netbsd), I cannot boot my laptop.
Are you able to recompile a new kernel? I've got a kernel patch that
disables part of the apm internals (the power/battery check) so my 5000e
will boot, and still be able to suspend.
If you can't, then the following _may_ work: At the boot prompt, type
"boot -d". In ddb, type "w apm_enabled 0", then "cont". That should
disable apm altogether, but I haven't tried it.
Simon Burge <email@example.com>
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