[ILUG] SMP & powersaving
lbedford at wbtsystems.com
Thu Jan 6 16:36:28 GMT 2000
> -----Original Message-----
> From: John P. Looney [mailto:jplooney-ilug at online.ie]
> What's the story with recent SMP kernels, and powersaving ?
> Does it work
> properly ? Just noticed that the latest & greatest BP6
> motherboard BIOS
> has ACPI bugs, and I'm wondering should I try that, and disable
> ACPI....I don't think it works on SMP machines anyway under Linux.
It always disables itself on any SMP machines I've tried it on.. then again
only run stable kernels, so 2.3 may have changed things...
As for ACPI, you have to disable APM to get that to work, and you _need_ 2.3
to support it.
Liam Bedford System Admin 01-4170153
WBT Systems, Block 2, Harcourt Centre, Harcourt St., Dublin 2>
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