Re: apm support changes 2.2.19 > 2.4.16
Michael Hothorn <email@example.com> writes:
> Hi all,
> I switched from potato to woody on my thinkpad i1200. APM support worked
> for t 2.2.19 very well. Installing 2.4.16 with the same options
> <*> Advanced Power Management BIOS support
> [ ] Ignore USER SUSPEND
> [*] Enable PM at boot time
> [ ] Make CPU Idle calls when idle
> [ ] Enable console blanking using APM
> [*] RTC stores time in GMT
> [*] Allow interrupts during APM BIOS calls
> [*] Use real mode APM BIOS call to power off
> After booting the new kernel, apm says: Kernel build with no APM
> support. /proc/apm does not exist!
> append= apm=on in /etc/lilo.conf does not change anything
> any ideas?
If it makes you feel any better, something similar happened to me
somewhere around 2.4.7. The previous 2.4.x had worked fine, and the
next release worked. But, when I booted the bad kernel, apm would
appear to initialize fine in dmesg, but there wasn't a /proc/apm.
Brian Nelson <firstname.lastname@example.org>