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APM - Crash ?

( Re-submitted - last copy did not appear - sent 18th at 2:20PM)

> Hi,
> I have just installed Debian R3.0 onto a newish laptop (Packard Bell iGo
> 6000, which is a rebranded NEC Versa M300).
> If I enable APM, and cat /proc/apm I get a complete melt down - the screen
> fills with what appears to be registers, and it just loops and loops and
> loops ...
> I get the same problem if I boot with Knoppix and APM enabled , so it
> appear to be an APM issue ?
> I have used apt-get to upgrade to testing / unstable, and upgraded the
> kernel to 2.4.22-1-686.
> Anyone have any ideas on how to get apm to work, as it would be nice to
> to watch the battery level ...
> Andy

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