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Re: acpi setup ?

2008/6/25 Michael Kell Jensen <>:
> Hi i have an IBM t60P machine
> And i have acpi enabled in the kernel.
> it detects when i open and close the lid.
> but it doesnt do anything, i surfed around a bit
> but is unsure about how to make it do something
> with the detection.

See if you have /etc/powerd/scripts directory. You have better chances
with -current, though - on my HP nx6310 I finally got state 3 working
just fine a few weeks ago ( I follow -current usually fairly closely).

You will need to enable the powerd daemon (see /etc/defaults/rc.conf)
- man powerd.

> I look at sysctl machdep.sleep_state, and tried to set that
> manually. then it suspended ( machdep.sleep_state=3 )(it fell completely
> silent and the moon led lit up.)
> it seemed to work but i couldnt get it to start up again.
> I pressed fn-key which caused harddisk and cd to spin up, but nothing
> further happened, my screen didnt come up again.
> Where and how do i specify what to do.?
> something called acpi.conf or the like
> do i need to set something in rc.conf ?
> regards
> Micahel

Woody Allen  - "I am not afraid of death, I just don't want to be
there when it happens."

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