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Old 01-18-2004, 09:05 AM   #1
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Slack and Compaq

Hi all.
Just wondering if anyone have expirience with Slackware and Compaq laptops. I`ve been searching the forums and the net a bit, I`ve been able to find quite a lot about Mandrake and Red Hat.
The problem I have is the power management, ACPI. I can`t enable it.

The sites I`ve seen talks about modifying a Mandrake kernel, will this be the same as modifying an "ordinary" kernel??

Anyone know a link to this?
Old 01-18-2004, 10:09 AM   #2
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to enable ACPI, you have to have ACPI support in your kernel, so... yes it is the same.
Old 01-18-2004, 11:59 AM   #3
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thanks, i`ll get to it.


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