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    SubjectRe: ACPI or Advanced power ...
    On Fri, Jun 22, 2001 at 08:14:26AM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
    > > I need an advice, my machine is i810 chipset and using
    > > ACPI bios, but not sure which one i should use in the
    > > kernel config. Now I use APM with kernel kapm-idle .
    > If you have the option - use APM not ACPI. ACPI is larger, and right now
    > being experimental code - fairly buggy

    I agree ACPI sucks, but I have a SMP box that I need to be able to
    powerdown remotely. Is there any reason APM can't do that? I mean, I
    understand APM was never meant for SMP, but... ?

    John Lenton ( -- Random fortune:
    I must have a prodigious quantity of mind; it takes me as much as a
    week sometimes to make it up.
    -- Mark Twain, "The Innocents Abroad"
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