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Old 05-09-2007, 12:43 AM   #1
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Is it ok to modify /etc/rc.d/modules-2.4.33 ?


Ive got an error message at bootup saying something about apm module not found, but apm is working. Can I edit this line:

#### APM support ###
# APM is a BIOS specification for saving power using several different
# techniques. This is mostly useful for battery powered laptops.
/sbin/modprobe apm

and put a # in front of "/sbin/modprobe apm"
to stop the error?
I dont care if apm is on or off.

Thanks.
 
Old 05-09-2007, 01:49 AM   #2
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Chances are apm is compiled into your kernel instead of as a module. So making that change should work.

(Or if you want to leave that file as it is, you can copy it to rc.modules.local and make all the changes you want there.)
 
Old 05-10-2007, 01:30 AM   #3
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No it won't cause a problem
 
  


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