NIC drops all packages
msalists at gmx.net
Wed Jul 21 00:21:07 UTC 2004
I have apm=off in the boot parameters. Maybe I should turn them both off?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: fedora-list-bounces at redhat.com
> [mailto:fedora-list-bounces at redhat.com] On Behalf Of James Wilkinson
> Sent: Tuesday, July 20, 2004 4:20 PM
> To: 'For users of Fedora Core releases'
> Subject: Re: NIC drops all packages
> jludwig wrote:
> > 1) ACPI used when APM?? should be used. (or the reverse)
> Mark replied:
> > Oops, no idea what that means...
> ACPI and APM are two standards for power management and configuration.
> The kernel developers tend to be rather rude about the
> design, and very
> rude about how it's implemented in too many motherboards.
> Only one such system can be run, and you have to reboot to change it.
> By default, ACPI will run if your BIOS is from 2001 or later.
> APM will run (although it doesn't do much in SMP mode: APM isn't well
> defined when there are two processors about).
> On the kernel command line in /boot/grub/grub.conf: e.g.
> kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.7-1.478smp ro root=LABEL=/ rhgb quiet
> you can add the parameter acpi=off to force ACPI off, acpi=force to
> force it on (useful if you have an older SMP box and you want it to be
> able to turn itself off, for example), or apm=off to force APM off.
> Yes, you can have both of them off.
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