Bug 139219 - "No APM support in kernel" on Dell c810
"No APM support in kernel" on Dell c810
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Dave Jones
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2004-11-14 00:35 EST by Edmond Hui
Modified: 2015-01-04 17:12 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-11-15 23:31:14 EST
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Description Edmond Hui 2004-11-14 00:35:04 EST
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Description of problem:
The suspend function on FC3 (FC2 as well, I believed) is not working.
When running apm -s from root (or via sudo), this error is encountered:

No APM support in kernel

Please advise what information to collect to debug this problem.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. apm -s

Actual Results:  [root@mva sysconfig]# sudo apm -s
No APM support in kernel
[root@mva sysconfig]# apm
No APM support in kernel
[root@mva sysconfig]# apm -s
No APM support in kernel

Expected Results:  the laptop suspends

Additional info:
Comment 1 Dave Jones 2004-11-15 23:31:14 EST
your laptop probably supports ACPI as well as APM. ACPI is 'favoured' over APM
(as APM is an obsolete standard).  If you want to use apm, you need to boot with

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