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Re: Can't install acpi-support (no acpi-fakekey for PPC)

On Mit, 2010-08-11 at 23:21 -0400, Greg Ward wrote: 
> I'm trying to get squeeze working on a PowerBook G4.  I installed a
> basic system from a 5.0.4 netinst CD, upgraded to squeeze, and now I'm
> adding the packages I actually need.  Near the top of my list is
> suspend/hibernate/power management stuff.  I just want to be able to
> put the laptop to sleep.
> It looks like the package I want is acpi-support, but it depends on
> acpi-fakekey, which is apparently not built for powerpc.  See:
>   http://packages.debian.org/squeeze/acpi-support
>   http://packages.debian.org/squeeze/acpi-fakekey
> acpi-support is for all architectures, but acpi-fakekey only has
> binary builds for amd64, i386, and ia64. What's up with that?  Is
> acpi-support the wrong thing to install?

Yeah, ACPI really is specific to those architectures.

Try something like pbbuttonsd / pommed / pmud.

Earthling Michel Dänzer           |                http://www.vmware.com
Libre software enthusiast         |          Debian, X and DRI developer

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