Subject: Re: Intel 82371 power management controller
To: None <>
From: Benedikt Meurer <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 09/26/2002 03:10:21
On Wed, 25 Sep 2002, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:

> >I would just give the APM commands a try and see if they work - they
> >probably do.
> They don't, which is what led me down this path...  Nor does apm0 
> appear in the dmesg output, and it is configured in the running kernel.  
> I'd better check to see if there are any relevant BIOS options.  

Are you sure, APM is enabled?

> (Aside:  this is a desktop, for which the need for 'suspend' is 
> minimal.  But I'm planning on hooking it to a UPS, and I'd like 
> to be able to power down the machine completely if necessary.)

I guess, ACPI will do a better job on this.

HTH, Benedikt

And on the seventh day, He exited from append mode.