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ACPI: Advanced Configuration and Power Interface

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Published: 2004
Language: English
Wordcount: 8,204 / 27 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 80.8
LoC Category: T
Downloads: 10,257
Added to site: 2008.05.10
mnybks.net#: 20835
Origin: tldp.org

Outlines how to patch a kernel for ACPI support.

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nger use .date to distinguish kernel builds. It was too frustrating to have 030627a, 032627b (etc) as I tried to figure things out. I now use names, in alphabetical order, starting with the kernel build "alien". I'm going to leave the date option in though as I still think it's a good way to do things. My current kernel, 2.6.6, is "Elrond." The machine itself is "Smeagol."

Note Kernel compile help   For non-Debian instructions see the Appendix "Appendix B". For more information on how to compile the kernel The Debian Way please read Creating custom kernels with Debian's kernel-package system

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12. Install the new kernel

I like to configure lilo on my own, but do whatever tickles your fancy.

  *  cd /usr/src   *  dpkg -i kernel-image-<version>.<date>-10.00.Custom-i386.deb At this point I decline all the lilo updates and configure it myself by hand.   * configure lilo by hand: vi /etc/lilo.conf   *&nbs

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