Re: 2.4.9-ac9 APM w/Compaq 16xx laptop...
Thu, 13 Sep 2001 12:55:56 -0700 (PDT)

> > > > When my bios is set ACPI=NO, and APM is compiled in:
> > > > A 'shutdown -r' hangs after the "Restarting System" message.
> > > > Depressing the power switch cause a power off.

> > Here is the APM config:
> > # CONFIG_APM_CPU_IDLE is not set
> ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> Any reason why this is not enabled? There's no much use for APM without it.

This is now set CONFIG_APM_CPU_IDLE=y

> Could you also tell what the kernel thinks about your laptop? It should
> print things like "BIOS Vendor: Phoenix Technologies LTD".

Here is the newly patched dmesg output:

Linux version 2.4.9-ac9 (root@oso) (gcc version 2.95.3 20010315 (release)) #1 Thu Sep 13 10:51:23 PDT 2001
Initializing RT netlink socket
DMI 2.2 present.
11 structures occupying 403 bytes.
DMI table at 0x000DC010.
BIOS Vendor: Phoenix Technologies LTD
BIOS Version: 4.06
BIOS Release: 08/16/99
System Vendor: Compaq.
Product Name: Compaq PC.
Version 0F0B.
Serial Number 1V96CLS9D42J.
Board Vendor: Compaq.
Board Name: 0548h.
Board Version: Rev.A.
Asset Tag: No Asset Tag.
apm: BIOS version 1.2 Flags 0x03 (Driver version 1.14)
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