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From: Andrew Morton <>
To: Tomasz Torcz <>
Subject: Re: 2.6.0-test4 - lost ACPI
Date: Sat, 23 Aug 2003 14:55:45 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

Tomasz Torcz <> wrote:
> I am using ACPI for few years now. As far as I can see, on my
>  machine it is only usfeul for binding events to Power button (like
>  running fbdump) and for powering off. I'm also experimenting
>  with swsusp, which I run by /proc/acpi/sleep.
>  2.6.0-test4 has a surprise for me:

me too.

>  ACPI disabled because your bios is from 00 and too old
>  ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

One of my trusty-but-old testboxes does exactly the same thing.  It's just
the ACPI guys running away from broken BIOSes I think ;)

Add "acpi=force" to your kernel boot command line and everything should work
as before.

  reply	other threads:[~2003-08-23 21:54 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2003-08-23 10:52 Tomasz Torcz
2003-08-23 21:55 ` Andrew Morton [this message]
2003-08-23 22:04   ` Tomasz Torcz
2003-08-23 22:24     ` Andrew Morton
2003-08-24 21:27     ` Wes Janzen
2003-08-23 16:47 Brown, Len
2003-08-23 16:59 ` Tomasz Torcz
2003-08-23 20:58 Brown, Len
2003-08-23 22:31 Brown, Len
2003-08-24  2:07 Felipe Alfaro Solana

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