Subject: Re: No APM on new laptop
To: Bryan J. Phillippe \(spamblock\) <>
From: Chris Pinnock <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 09/29/2002 20:24:35
On Sun, Sep 29, 2002 at 11:41:40AM -0700, Bryan J. Phillippe (spamblock) wrote:
> Hello,
> I just installed NetBSD-1.6/i386 on an HP Pavilion zt1230 laptop and have
> only had a few snags.(*)  The one I'm currently dealing with is that APM
> does not seem to be discovered.  I built a new kernel with apm0 at mainbus0
> defined, but on bootup I see no apm discovery output, and apmd fails to
> open /dev/apmctl.  Any ideas on how to get power management working on this
> system?
> (*)
> 1.) NVRAM century was off; fixed with setting nvr_update_century in DDB.
> 2.) S3 ProSavage PN133 not detectable by X -configure; fixed by patching
> xf86PciInfo.h to include #define PCI_CHIP_S3TWISTER_P 0x8d01

Can you send a full output of dmesg?

best wishes,