Re: [PATCH] x86 APM: delete Linux kernel APM support

From: Pavel Machek
Date: Mon Apr 11 2011 - 09:07:00 EST


> >> Well, it kind of does but not really. :-)
> >>
> >> The main problem with APM is that nobody really works on it and I'm not sure
> >> if there are any active users. At least no one reports any problems with it,
> >> which is kind of surprising, given the number of chages we've made in the PM
> >> core for the last couple of years. So quite likely it's just become
> >> non-functional over time anyway, but we have no confirmation.
> >
> > It was working ok last time I tried -- cca 6/2010.
> What aspects of it did you test, and on what platform?

thinkpad 560X.

I tested basic boot, IIRC it did turn backlight off properly in
screensaver and even suspend worked.
(cesky, pictures)
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