pcmcia eject saves power (was Re: [TriLUG] laptop on-net/off-net)
M. Mueller (bhu5nji)
Sun, 17 Mar 2002 14:47:34 -0500
On Sunday 17 March 2002 02:12 pm, you wrote:
> On Sun, 2002-03-17 at 13:29, M. Mueller (bhu5nji) wrote:
> > I have sound.
> IK don't because I've not applied the right kernel patches (yet) for my
> ACPI & ACPI Sound card.
I looked at the ACPI kernel options for the first time. I turned 'em all on.
No time like the present to start another project. I turned APM off. There
was a terse and dire warning on the ACPI-Thermal option: laptop CPU might get
toasted with thermal power management disabled. I've been running for nearly
8 months continuously, so I guess I'm not in that category. THat's a pretty
serious warning though. Is it a over the top or should sirens be going off
for all Linux Toshiba and Compaq laptop users (they are most likely to be
using APCI right now: http://www.acpi.info/index.html,
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