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#1 2004-05-08 00:45:19

Registered: 2004-03-06
Posts: 31

acpi questions

I am using a desktop computer and a keyboard that has 'sleep' 'wake up' 'power' buttons.
My question is:
how to make use of these buttons? For example, I press power it will shutdown the computer.

I have already compiled the acpi support in kernel and installed acpid.
But nothing happens after I press those buttons.
Then what are the necessary steps to enable those button functions? Can someone point to me a guide or roll out some procedures?


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#2 2004-05-08 02:24:36

From: WV - USA
Registered: 2004-01-18
Posts: 222

Re: acpi questions

Check out under Documentation / Sleep. Also man page for acpid has alot of really good information about using the daemon.

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