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==== Adding to rc ====
 
==== Adding to rc ====
 
<console>
 
<console>
##r### rc-update add acpid default
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</console>
 
Then, run the following to start rc:
 
Then, run the following to start rc:
 
<console>
 
<console>
##r### rc
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##r### ##b##rc
 
</console>
 
</console>
 
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Revision as of 01:24, November 11, 2013

Introduction

What is acpi?

"In computing, the Advanced Configuration and Power Interface (ACPI) specification provides an open standard for device configuration and power management by the operating system." [(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Advanced_Configuration_and_Power_Interface Wikipedia)]

What is acpid?

"ACPID is a completely flexible, totally extensible daemon for delivering ACPI events. It listens on a file (/proc/acpi/event) and when an event occurs, executes programs to handle the event. The programs it executes are configured through a set of configuration files, which can be dropped into place by packages or by the admin." [(http://acpid.sourceforge.net/ acpid Sourceforge)]

Installing acpid

Emerging

To install acpid, run this command:

# emerge -av acpid

Adding to rc

# rc-update add acpid default

Then, run the following to start rc:

# rc