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17. References and Resources

The following URLs were incredibly useful in writing this HOWTO and generally getting ACPI up and running.

HOWTOs

HOWTO install ACPI under Linux

http://sylvestre.ledru.info/howto/howto_acpi.php

Linux ACPI-HOWTO

http://www.columbia.edu/~ariel/acpi/acpi_howto.txt

Linux on the road, formerly: Linux Laptop HOWTO

http://tuxmobil.org/howtos.html You'll need to scroll a bit, or use the HTML version: http://tuxmobil.org/Mobile-Guide.db/Mobile-Guide.html

Hardware in Detail (part of Linux on the road)

http://tuxmobil.org/Mobile-Guide.db/mobile-guide-p2c1-hardware-in-detail.html

Power Management with Linux - APM, ACPI, PMU

http://tuxmobil.org/apm_linux.html

Battery Powered Linux Mini-HOWTO

http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/mini/Battery-Powered/

Creating custom kernels with Debian's Kernel-Package system

http://newbiedoc.sourceforge.net/system/kernel-pkg.html

Hardware-specific Install Reports and Info

Installation Reports

http://acpi.sourceforge.net/wiki/index.php/InstallationReports

Blacklist

http://acpi.sourceforge.net/documentation/blacklist.html

DSDT: Overview

http://acpi.sourceforge.net/dsdt/index.php Includes links to patched DSDTs and HOWTOs about patching your own DSDT.

BIOS Settings for the AcerTM (Phoenix BIOS)

http://help.nec-computers.com/au/pri/item_instr_bios_7521N.asp

Software Development Groups

ACPI4Linux

http://acpi.sf.net

ACPI Special Interest Group

http://www.acpi.info/

Intel

http://developer.intel.com/technology/iapc/acpi/

ACPI articles

Fan Speed Control Techniques in PCs

http://www.analog.com/library/analogDialogue/archives/34-04/fan/

ACPI packages and related software

The Kernel

Remember to choose "F" for full when you download your kernel source. http://www.kernel.org

Debian-ized kernel

maxx's pre-patched 2.4.20-8 kernel source package. For more information see maxx's notes. http://people.debian.org/~maxx/kernel-source-2.4.20/

ACPI kernel patch

You'll need to pick the version that exactly matches the kernel you're using. http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=36832

acpid

the daemon http://sourceforge.net/projects/acpid

acpi

text interface http://grahame.angrygoats.net/acpi.shtml

Kacpi

graphical interface for KDE http://www.elektronikschule.de/~genannt/kacpi/download.html

aKpi

another KDE interface http://akpi.scmd.at/

wmacpi

WindowMaker DockApp (another GUI) http://www.ne.jp/asahi/linux/timecop/

wmacpi+clecourt

WindowMaker DockApp (another graphical interface). Handles two battery slots. http://open.iliad.fr/~clecourt/wmacpi/index.html