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Subject[PATCH] [3/5+1] menu -> menuconfig part 1
On Sun, 17 Jul 2005, Bodo Eggert wrote:

> These patches change some menus into menuconfig options.
> Reworked to apply to linux-2.6.13-rc3-git3

The APM menu.

arch/i386/Kconfig | 18 +++++-------------
1 files changed, 5 insertions(+), 13 deletions(-)

Signed-Off-By: Bodo Eggert <>

diff -rNup a/arch/i386/Kconfig b/arch/i386/Kconfig
--- a/arch/i386/Kconfig 2005-07-17 08:09:33.000000000 +0200
+++ b/arch/i386/Kconfig 2005-07-17 11:18:20.000000000 +0200
@@ -987,12 +987,9 @@ source kernel/power/Kconfig

source "drivers/acpi/Kconfig"

-menu "APM (Advanced Power Management) BIOS Support"
-depends on PM && !X86_VISWS
-config APM
+menuconfig APM
tristate "APM (Advanced Power Management) BIOS support"
- depends on PM
+ depends on PM && !X86_VISWS
APM is a BIOS specification for saving power using several different
techniques. This is mostly useful for battery powered laptops with
@@ -1049,9 +1046,10 @@ config APM
To compile this driver as a module, choose M here: the
module will be called apm.

+if APM
bool "Ignore USER SUSPEND"
- depends on APM
This option will ignore USER SUSPEND requests. On machines with a
compliant APM BIOS, you want to say N. However, on the NEC Versa M
@@ -1059,7 +1057,6 @@ config APM_IGNORE_USER_SUSPEND

bool "Enable PM at boot time"
- depends on APM
Enable APM features at boot time. From page 36 of the APM BIOS
specification: "When disabled, the APM BIOS does not automatically
@@ -1077,7 +1074,6 @@ config APM_DO_ENABLE

bool "Make CPU Idle calls when idle"
- depends on APM
Enable calls to APM CPU Idle/CPU Busy inside the kernel's idle loop.
On some machines, this can activate improved power savings, such as
@@ -1089,7 +1085,6 @@ config APM_CPU_IDLE

bool "Enable console blanking using APM"
- depends on APM
Enable console blanking using the APM. Some laptops can use this to
turn off the LCD backlight when the screen blanker of the Linux
@@ -1103,7 +1098,6 @@ config APM_DISPLAY_BLANK

bool "RTC stores time in GMT"
- depends on APM
Say Y here if your RTC (Real Time Clock a.k.a. hardware clock)
stores the time in GMT (Greenwich Mean Time). Say N if your RTC
@@ -1116,7 +1110,6 @@ config APM_RTC_IS_GMT

bool "Allow interrupts during APM BIOS calls"
- depends on APM
Normally we disable external interrupts while we are making calls to
the APM BIOS as a measure to lessen the effects of a badly behaving
@@ -1127,13 +1120,12 @@ config APM_ALLOW_INTS

bool "Use real mode APM BIOS call to power off"
- depends on APM
Use real mode APM BIOS calls to switch off the computer. This is
a work-around for a number of buggy BIOSes. Switch this option on if
your computer crashes instead of powering off properly.


source "arch/i386/kernel/cpu/cpufreq/Kconfig"

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