On Fri, 2001-11-02 at 13:42, Patrick Mochel wrote:
> On 2 Nov 2001, Sean Middleditch wrote:
> > Hmm, not to point fingers or anything, but...
> > "The WindowsXP that came preinstalled supported it!"
> Windows XP requires systems to be fully ACPI (1.0b?) compliant. So, you
> probably have an ACPII BIOS, though many BIOSes have some remnants of APM
> left in them...
> > I dunno, perhaps there is some proprietary protocol? Is ACPI backwards
> > compat with APM? I mean, if the laptop doesn't support APM, would that
> > mean it can't support ACPI?
> Probably not, no, and no. ACPI support in Linux is still maturing, and
> many things still do not work. I would recommend the ACPI mailing list and
> archives for more assistance:
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