Subject: Re: Util for dell i8k's



I removed the disable portion from the kernel config and rebuilt the
kernel and installed it and once I rebooted it was good to go.

Thanks!

Thomas B

On Wed, 27 Mar 2002, Brian T.Schellenberger wrote:

> On Wednesday 27 March 2002 05:42 pm, Benjamin Close wrote:
> | shadows wrote:
> | >That would be just excellent.
> | >
> | >Would anyone be able to help me get the APM working on my Dell Lattitude
> | >CPxJ650GT. I do apm -b and it says device not configured. How would I
> | >configure this device?
> |
> | Hmm, I started porting the linux i8k kernel module to bsd but shelved it
> | when I went to -current as the ACPI support could do this sort of thing.
> | Now I'm back in -stable land I'll see if I can put the hooks in for folks.
> |
> | In regards to apm, you must make sure it's in the kernel and also
> | enabled. By default it is disabled. You can either remove the 'disabled'
> | bit from the GENERIC kernel config or add:
> |
> | en apm0
> | fl apm0 0x0
> |
> | to /boot/kernel.conf
> |
> | (which may not exist yet)
>
>
>
> Hmm . . . I have an i8k, and apm works fine, and I didn't do either of those
> things.
>
> What *did* do was to add
>
> device apm
>
> to the kernel config. Do *NOT* use the apm0 with all those goofy flags you
> might find in some older versions of LINT.
>
> And I also added this:
>
> apm_enable="YES"
>
> to /etc/rc.conf.
>
> ...


>
>
> |
> | Cheers,
> | Benjamin
> |
> |
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