Subject: Re: Dell laptop & apm
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From: Yasir Malik <>
List: port-i386
Date: 03/04/2005 19:19:04
>  I've just recently acquired a Dell Latitude D600 on which I'm running
> NetBSD.  I first started with 2.0, but I've moved to -current recently.  In
> both 2.0 and -current, it doesn't configure an apm(4) interface.  I'm quite
> sure windows manages to do power management.    I've wandered the BIOS
> settings to see if there is something there I need to flip.
>   Has anyone else used the D600 and been able to run the apmd an get zzz and
> apm to work?

You need to boot a GENERIC_LAPTOP kernel.