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.


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