Difference between pages "Package:ACPI Daemon" and "Template:Console"

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== Introduction ==
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==== What is acpi? ====
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"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)]
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==== What is acpid? ====
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"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)]
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== Preparing to install ==
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==== Kernel configuration ====
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Before we are ready to emerge acpid, it is a good idea to modify a few things in the kernel. If you have not modified your kernel before, you may want to check out the following page on configuring a kernel manually (page to be added..).
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{{kernelop
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|.config - Linux/x86 3.12.0-gentoo Kernel Configuration
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|Power management and ACPI options
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}}
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== Installing acpid ==
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==== Emerging ====
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To install acpid, run this command:
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<console>
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##r### ##b##emerge -av acpid
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</console>
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==== Adding to rc ====
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After you have finished installing acpid, you may want to add it to the list of rc services to be started with your system at boot.
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<console>
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##r### ##b##rc-update add acpid default
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</console>
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Then, run the following to start rc:
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<console>
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##r### ##b##rc
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</console>
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[[Category:System]]
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