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    SubjectRe: APM disabled on SMP systems?
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    > Why is APM disabled on SMP systems?  Is there something inherently wrong with
    > it or is it just because it's not multi-processor safe? How hard would it
    > be to make it SMP safe - I would like the processors to reduce their power
    > usage if they're not doing anything if possible.

    The APM bios spec doesnt define SMP behaviour so its sort of touch and go
    if it works with your BIOS. Otherwise someone needs to write a driver for
    the new power spec



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