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Old 09-22-2006, 11:47 PM   #1
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Compaq Presario 1200 (12xl125)

Has anyone installed Linux on this laptop? I can't seem to get power-saving features to work(apm).
Old 09-23-2006, 11:55 AM   #2
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From my understanding, APM isn't really supported anymore. Use ACPI instead.
Old 09-23-2006, 12:19 PM   #3
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My laptop doesn't support ACPI all that well.


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