$ ls -lh /sys/power/
total 0
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 4.0K Feb 27 16:24 state

On Tue, 2007-02-27 at 22:08 +0100, Tino Keitel wrote:
On Tue, Feb 27, 2007 at 09:34:19 -0700, Nicolas Bock wrote:
> hi Daniel,
> I have a MacBook with a Core Duo, running 2.6.20 with the mactel-linux
> patches. The echo command does not work here. I get this error message:
> write error: Operation not permitted
> I am root by the way, and the file /sys/power/state is writable to root.
> Does anyone know what's going on here?

Could you post the output of:

cat /sys/power/state


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