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Re: apm

More easily you can add something like:  append="apm=on" to the lilo.conf file


At 23.34 07/03/01 +1100, Drew Parsons wrote:
>On Wed, Mar 07, 2001 at 06:07:26AM -0500, steven k. thompson wrote:
>> I installed Debian 2.2r2 on my laptop and as I boot I
>> see the message "APM disabled at user request".  I presume
>> it would be better not to have it disable.  Can someone
>> tell me how this disabling happened and how I change it?
>The way I understand, some BIOS cannot handle apm, and therefore it is
>switched off in the stock Debian kernels by default.  You can turn it back
>on by adding apm=on or something similar to the boot command line when you
>But a better thing to do is to recompile your kernel yourself, so you can
>make sure it's generally optimised for your system.  If you do this, you can
>also turn apm to turn on at boot by default.
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