In message <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Scott Long writes:
: On Mon, Oct 01, 2001 at 10:50:17AM +0200, Georg-W. Koltermann wrote:
: > Hi,
: > 
: > I'm wondering how I should handle APM now that ACPI has basically
: > taken over power management responsibility.
: APM and ACPI are mutually exclusive from what I understand.  You should
: remove the apm device from your kernel config.

I've been able to run both with my VAIO.  However, my VAIO hangs
randomly with ACPI enabled (even when i have apm disable).

: > It seems I still need to configure APM so that /dev/apm is there and
: > battery monitoring utilities like the GNOME battery_applet can work.
: Battery, temp, etc, can be monitored via the hw.acpi sysctl tree.
: Someone will have to do the required conversion to the various APM
: utilities is GNOME and whatever else.

Hmmm.  That's good to know.  I didn't know that until now.  I'll have
to reboot my vaio to see how good/bad this information is.

: > I also was able to suspend and resume my machine (DELL Inspiron 7500)
: > with APM being configured (and ACPI being active by default).  Sound
: > is dead after a resume,
: What sound card?
: > PCMCIA is dead after a couple of resumes,
: Resource leak?  Warner?

I don't see this with my Inspiron 8000, so I don't care :-).

Seriously, I'm still running stable on my i8000.  I'll be cutting over
in a little bit (I can dual boot it now), so that will be less of an
issue going forward.


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