masand, will that also work in debian? i'm having the same problem under debian 3.1.
i tried that command, and it didn't work for me.
No. To install apmd in debian:
apt-get install apmd
To disable ACPI on both Debian and RedHat, add the following to the end of the boot configuration:
By the way, isn't Redhat 8 a bit old?! It's strongly recommended to upgrade your system to Fedora, CentOS, etc. which at least have some level of secuity update - that is, unless you are using Progeny offcourse.