On Tue, 11 Mar 2003 00:03:53 +0100 (CET), Mica Telodico wrote:

> Hi, 
> I've installed FreeBSD 4.7 and I'd like to get enabled
> the APM support. I know that I can enable it by
> compile it in the kernel, but I've read about another
> system that consist in the writing of a line in the
> /boot/loader.conf (enable apm0) but  at start the
> loader says that there is a syntax error : enable apm0
>                         ^
> Why? How I can enable it without recompiling the
> kernel?

You should modify /boot/kernel.conf to look like this:

  en apm0
  [some other kernel options]

Then in your /boot/loader.conf make sure you have this:


> I've noticed also that in the GENERIC kernel config 
> there is a "disable" flag in the line of the APM
> device, I have to delete that to enable the APM
> support?The line looks like this one:
> device apm0 nexus? disable Flag 0x20
> I've changed it into :
> device apm0 nexus? Flag 0x20
> is this right?

Yes, if your recompile your kernel now, apm should be enabled by

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