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Date:      Sat, 24 Jul 2004 10:39:21 -0700
From:      "Darren Pilgrim" <dmp@bitfreak.org>
To:        "'Johan Pettersson'" <manlix@demonized.net>
Cc:        current@freebsd.org
Subject:   RE: Upgraded from 4.9 to 5.2.1, apm no longer works?
Message-ID:  <000001c471a5$2a484b60$172a15ac@spud>
In-Reply-To: <20040724113313.4e5641ed.manlix@demonized.net>

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> From: Johan Pettersson [mailto:manlix@demonized.net] 
> 
> On Fri, 23 Jul 2004 17:46:56 -0700
> "Darren Pilgrim" <dmp@bitfreak.org> wrote:
> 
> > I had RELENG_4_9 working flawlessly on an older machine.  I upgraded
> > to 5.2.1-R by means of wiping and installing from scratch, then
> > source-upgraded to RELENG_5_2.  The computer does not have ACPI
> > support, only APM.  The kernel has "device apm" compiled in and
> > hint.apm.0.disable="0" in/boot/loader.conf, but no apm device is
> > detected.  Subsequently, `apm -e enable` fails:
> > 
> > apm: can't open /dev/apm: No such file or directory
> > 
> > The only reason I use APM on this machine is so that `init 0` turns
> > the machine off rather than just halting.  How do I get this
> > functionality back?
> > 
> 
> Try 'shutdown -p now'.

`init 0` is preferred because it runs /etc/rc.shutdown.  Neither are going
to work, anyway, because /dev/apm isn't present.




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