Yeah, that's what I thought. A while back someone sent me some patches
that fix the broken statclock and make it work on laptops, I can't
remember his name right now. However those patches are against FreeBSD
4.1-RELEASE, and I'm not sure if they'd work for -CURRENT. I suppose I
could do without the statclock for now, but it'd be nice to have :-)

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On Wed, 10 Jan 2001, Mitsuru IWASAKI wrote:

> Hi,
> > I'm not sure what pmtimer is supposed to do. Isn't it supposed to give
> > support for the broken statclock on laptops? I saw my friend running 4.1
> > with some patches that allowed him to use the statclock (and the rtc
> > device showed up in systat -vm 2) On my laptop, pmtimer doesn't appear to
> > do anything; and I couldn't find a manpage on it
> Please refer to src/UPDATING for -current.
>         The new pmtimer device is necessary for laptops.  Failure to
>         include the device will cause suspended laptops losing time
>         when they resume.
> Currently pmtimer won't solve the broken statclock problem...
> The timer related code at suspend/resume time have been moved from APM
> to pmtimer so that ACPI (includes new power management system) use
> pmtimer at sleep/wakeup time as well.
> Thanks

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