Bug 56678

Summary: kernel-2.4.9-13-i586 RPM built with no APM support
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Tim Mann <redhat-bugzilla>
Component: kernelAssignee: Arjan van de Ven <arjanv>
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG QA Contact: Brock Organ <borgan>
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Hardware: i386   
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Description Tim Mann 2001-11-24 08:08:37 UTC
Description of Problem:

The kernel-2.4.9-13-i586 (kernel update from official Red Hat
errata) was built without APM support.

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How Reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Upgrade the kernel on a laptop to 2.4.9-13
2. Boot
3. Try to run the GNOME battery monitor applet and/or /usr/bin/apm.

Actual Results:

Error messages such as "No APM support in kernel"

Expected Results:

Monitoring the battery level.

Additional Information:

Comment 1 Tim Mann 2001-11-24 16:45:23 UTC
Sorry, the problem was that the kernel did not detect my APM BIOS on boot.
Power cycling the laptop made it work again.  Could be some kind of kernel
bug, but who knows -- certainly it's not what I reported it as.