APM instead of ACPI?

Bill Christiansen bill.christiansen at gmail.com
Wed Nov 3 20:13:59 UTC 2004

You should only need to edit the /etc/modules file to add apm. You
could also put a acpi=off in the grub menu.lst boot options if you
wanted to make sure acpi didn't try to load.

On Fri, 29 Oct 2004 15:23:00 -0700, rac at appsig.com <rac at appsig.com> wrote:
> How do I uninstall ACPI and run APM instead?
> I am trying to run Ubunto on an older Dell Latitude laptop (CPiA) which has a broken ACPI implementation. The laptop has worked with other distributions fine with APM as the power manager.
> I tried to uninstall ACPI and install APM but the ACPI package is depended on by "ubuntu-desktop". This is bad. Does anyone have any ideas?
> Thanks,
> Bob Collins
> Sunnyvale CA USA
> Related questions have been asked on this list before, without any (pertinant) answers:
> By Seb Wills on 11OCT04
> http://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-users/2004-October/005285.html
> By Jason on 21SEP04
> http://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-users/2004-September/001024.html
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