Re: Kernel 2.4.17 and the ACPI support

From: Rene Rebe (
Date: Sun Jan 06 2002 - 09:58:01 EST


From: Ibrahim El-Shafei <>
Subject: Kernel 2.4.17 and the ACPI support
Date: 06 Jan 2002 16:28:51 +0200

> Dear all,
> My machine is i686 with 128 RAM, 1GHz processor, and the motherboard
> supports ACPI.
> When I press the power button the computer goes in sleep mode.
> I compiled the kernel 2.4.17 with ACPI support but when I press the
> power button to make the computer go in sleep mode it doesn't do
> anything, why?

Because ACPI sleep is work in progress. To power your box down, you
need the acpid from

There are very eperimental patches for suspend out - but I would not
recommend to use them.

> thank you for your help.
> Yours,
> Ibrahim El-Shafei
> "HimaTech"
> Imagination is better than knowledge
> --Albert Einstein

k33p h4ck1n6

René Rebe (Registered Linux user: #248718 <>)



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