Bug 56678 - kernel-2.4.9-13-i586 RPM built with no APM support
Summary: kernel-2.4.9-13-i586 RPM built with no APM support
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel
Version: 7.2
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Arjan van de Ven
QA Contact: Brock Organ
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2001-11-24 08:08 UTC by Tim Mann
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:38 UTC (History)
0 users

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Last Closed: 2001-11-24 08:08:42 UTC

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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.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


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.

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