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SubjectRe: How to Power off with ACPI/APM?

On 2001.01.05 James H. Cloos Jr. wrote:
> Michael> APM gives its message first in the boot process, then later
> Michael> ACPI does. But ACPI says something like "APM already
> Michael> present, exiting", so the doc is wrong both ways you read it,
> Michael> or else ACPI doesn't succeed in the intended behavior to
> Michael> override APM.
>
> I get th eopposite behavior. If both are compiled in only ACPI works.
> (Only tested w/ 2.4.0-test kernels, though.)
>
> Either way you need the userspace daemon running to actually do
> anything. Even my notebook's key for toggling full-screen vs
> un-expanded display on the lcd does nothing unless apmd or acpid
> as applicable are running....
>

How is each of your setups, ie, what is compiled in kernel and what is
a module ? My guess is:
- ACPI+APM in kernel: ACPI wins
- APM in kernel, ACPI module; APM starts, blocks ACPI
- and so on....

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