From: Liam Bedford (lbedford at domain lbedford.org)
Date: Sat 06 Oct 2001 - 09:51:21 IST
On Sat, Oct 06, 2001 at 01:30:17AM +0100, Ronny B came forth with:
> On Sat, Oct 06, 2001 at 12:08:59AM +0100, Paul Mc Auley wrote:
> > | and thought serial line was one of those options. The strange thing is
> > | that the computer won't respond when I switch *on* the modem, and most
> > | of the time the computer doesn't power off if the modem is already off
> > I have to say, I'm having the same problem . . . but only since I moved to
> > kernel 2.4...
> > Why is it I think this is down to some fun between APM and OSPM?
> I'm thinking the same thing. I should remove all those bits from my
> current kernel (it's all modules), and see what happens then. Then I'll
> try adding one option at a time..
I don't have an x86 box to test this on any more, but aren't the OSPM
modules related to ACPI?
In which case, the only thing you loose getting rid of them is instability.
ACPI seems to be still at the "We're not sure what we're doing, so we'll all
do it badly" stage, even Windows (with the advantage of complete hardware
support, and IIRC being involved in the design of it, can't manage to make
There are also WOL and WOR options which I never got working (when I
connected the WOL cable, the machine would _never_ turn off... bit
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