Subject: Re: APM bugs!
To: None <carrel@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Ted Lemon <>
List: port-i386
Date: 12/20/1997 11:36:39
> I'm not sure I would call this a bug in APM.  When your laptop suspends it
> removes power from the PCMCIA cards.  If you don't tell the kernel to stop
> using these cards BEFORE that, then it will be very unhappy.  APM will call
> a suspend script (/etc/apm/suspend) before it suspends and you should put a
> line in there to ifconfig the interface down.

I would call it a missing feature, at the very least.   Ideally, the
apm support should handle power control to the pcmcia cards.   It
doesn't right now, but it's my understanding that such support is
being thought about.   Maybe in 1.4...   Sigh.