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    SubjectRe: APM/ACPI
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    Alrighty!  Thank you!  I'll play around and see if I can't get it to
    work. I don't really care about suspend and whatnot at the moment, I
    just want a warning when my battery is getting low. ~,^

    Sean Etc.

    On Fri, 2001-11-02 at 13:42, Patrick Mochel wrote:
    >
    > On 2 Nov 2001, Sean Middleditch wrote:
    >
    > > Hmm, not to point fingers or anything, but...
    > >
    > > "The WindowsXP that came preinstalled supported it!"
    >
    > Windows XP requires systems to be fully ACPI (1.0b?) compliant. So, you
    > probably have an ACPII BIOS, though many BIOSes have some remnants of APM
    > left in them...
    >
    > > I dunno, perhaps there is some proprietary protocol? Is ACPI backwards
    > > compat with APM? I mean, if the laptop doesn't support APM, would that
    > > mean it can't support ACPI?
    >
    > Probably not, no, and no. ACPI support in Linux is still maturing, and
    > many things still do not work. I would recommend the ACPI mailing list and
    > archives for more assistance:
    >
    > http://phobos.fs.tum.de/acpi/index.html
    >
    >
    > -pat
    >
    >


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