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Old 03-11-2005, 12:37 AM   #1
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require sleep wakeup button working in linux as they work on my windows XP

AS we know nowadays there are every keyboard has sleep, wakeup, power buttons which make sleep computer,wakes from sleep state and shuts down with power respectively. How can i use same on my Fedora Core 1 with its default kenrel 2.4.22-1.2115.nptl with INTEL original motherboard 845GLAD?
Old 03-11-2005, 01:23 AM   #2
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This needs ACPI. Hence you will probably need to download and compile a new kernel. You can get the source from When you are selecting the options for your new kernel, make sure that you select ACPI.

Unfortunately, ACPI support on Linux is patchy at best. You can probably get the computer to powerdown automatically when you shut it down, but sleep and suspend don't really work to well.

I also doubt that you will get your power keys on your keyboard to work like you want.



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