[ltp] 600x and tpctl?
Tue, 4 Sep 2001 22:30:07 +0200 (CEST)
thanks for your reply and I do appreciate it to be answered by the
creator of the program.
However,at present I am quite pressed in time in the workplace and will
postpone my tpctl endeavours for a month or so. I still keep a windoze
partition for cases of emergency.
On Tue, 4 Sep 2001, Thomas Hood wrote:
> --- Boyan <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Now I am even more confused. It turns out that there is some automatically
> > generated entry in the /etc/modules.conf file which is:
> > options thinkpad enable_smapi=1 enable_superio=1 enable_rtcmosram=1
> > keep
> > path[thinkpad]=/lib/modules/`uname -r`/thinkpad
> > alias char-major-10-170 thinkpad
> > So overal when compared to the recommendation below only one line is
> > different actually missing:
> > > thinkpad_enable_rtcmosram=1 thinkpad_enable_thinkpadpm=1
> > Is this crucial?
> Yes it is: the option names have changed: in tpctl 2.5,
> 'thinkpad_' is prefixed to the option names. The change was
> required because module options are global kernel variables.
> How did the lines you mention get "automatically generated"?
> (Please cc: me at jdthood AT yahoo.co.uk so that I don't
> overlook your reply.)
> > And the order of the lines in my modules.conf entry are
> > somewhat different. Is this modules.conf entry wrong?
> The order of the entries doesn't matter except that the
> "keep" line must precede the "path" line(s).
> > Also I am not sure if it is right for the /dev/thinkpad to be a character
> > special file as from the command ls -l /dev/thinkpad:
> > crw-rw-r-- 1 root root 10, 170 Jun 27 21:05 /dev/thinkpad
> This looks right.
> (tpctl developer)
> Linux on ThinkPad 600 page: http://panopticon.csustan.edu/thood/tp600lnx.htm
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