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Re: Suspend to RAM

On Fri, 29 Jan 2010 18:02:47 +0100
Demelier David <> wrote:

> On Fri, Jan 29, 2010 at 04:31:49PM +0000, Sad Clouds wrote:
> > I can't seem to find any documentation on how to get suspend to RAM
> > working on NetBSD-5_STABLE. Various pointers on the Internet
> > indicate it is possible, maybe with sysctl variables?
> > 
> > Any idea?
> If you're a i386 user and have APM in your kernel, you can try the zzz
> (8) command.
> If not try to do the following :
> sysctl -w machdep.sleep_state=3

I'm a bit confused, because there is APM and ACPI. I think ACPI is a
newer and better standard found on modern x86 machines. So are APM and
ACPI mutually exclusive, or is ACPI a superset of APM?

There is also apmd and powerd. Where do they come into play? Do I run
both of them or just one?

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