Subject: Re: Dell laptop & apm
To: Phil Nelson <>
From: Berndt Josef Wulf <>
List: port-i386
Date: 03/06/2005 12:17:54
On Sat, 5 Mar 2005 09:24 am, Phil Nelson wrote:
> Hi,
>   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?

apmd worked with Inspiron 8200 but not with Inspiron 8600. However, acpi works 

cheerio Berndt
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