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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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