APM: device not configured

Josef Karthauser joe at tao.org.uk
Thu Dec 28 13:42:54 GMT 2000


On Thu, Dec 28, 2000 at 01:05:23PM +0000, Paul.Newman at pgen.com wrote:
> 
> 
> I am looking at both manpages for apm and at MAKEDEV. When I try to do apm -[s
> or anything] I get a message stating that the /dev/apm device has not been
> configured. What am I doing wrong? It works under linux on my Toshiba Satellite
> Pro 490 CDT. Do I need to compile in apm or is it supported in the default
> kernel?
> 
> Thanks

It looks like apm is defined in the latest RELENG_4 GENERIC kernel
definition, but it's not switched on by default.  You'll need to remove
the word 'disable' from the definition and then recompile and install
the kernel.



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