On Tue, Feb 10, 2004 at 01:53:50PM +0800, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: > Im just starting out and have installed FBSD on my laptop[DEll inspiron > 600m], its a dual boot with WinXp and FBSD RELEASE 5.0. > > I think that that FreeBSD successfully probed the power management > features(ACPI) because if I close the lid the thing suspends(my theory) > and when i open it, it's hanged, nothing responds. Can't open new > terminals, can type anything, nothing. its dead. > > Does anyone know if I can turn this off? ANd is my theory correct in the > first place(that the machine has been suspended). > > I would appreciate any help you guys could give. > > I really wish i could understand the power-saving devices on this box.
5.0 is by now very old; you should try a modern release. 5.2.1 is due out soon, so you might like to wait for that. Kris
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