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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... ?

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