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Re: ACPI, APM daemons



Thanks Mikkel:

Since the notebook is a circa 2005 LC2430x, I suspect the thing to do is
turn off apmd and let acpid run.

Thanks

Dana in Philly

On Sun, 2006-09-24 at 16:01 -0500, Mikkel L. Ellertson wrote:
> Dana Priesing wrote:
> > Looking at the services running on my notebook running FC5 on a P4.  Is
> > it necessary to have both acpid and apmd running?  Doesn't acpi replace
> > apm?
> > 
> > TIA,
> > 
> > Dana in Philly
> > 
> Only one will run. Because you can have ether APM or ACPI support,
> the service for the support being used runs, and the other service
> aborts. The reason to have both services enabled is so that if you
> use the boot command line to change between them, the correct
> service runs. It also helps if you move the hard drive to another
> system, and it supports a different power management then the system
> you installed it on. Then there are the systems where ACPI and/or
> APM is broken.
> 
> Once I have a system up and runningm I normally turn off the service
> that is not being used, but it does not slow booting down much to
> have both enabled.
> 
> Mikkel
> -- 
> 
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