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SubjectRe: unwanted disk access by the kernel?
On Fri, Mar 15, 2002 at 07:02:30PM +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
> > By the way, if I enable 'APM makes CPU idle calls when idle,' I get a
> > constant stream of 'apm_do_idle failed (3)' messages. APM also doesn't seem
> > to be able to power the machine down... This is a Dell Inspiron 7500...
> > Maybe I should try ACPI?
> ACPI is a bit experimental right now but if you want some fun then obviously
> the more people who break the ACPI code the better.

For my uses (basically just power down) ACPI has worked on 99% of my
machines (mix of pii & piii).
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