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Bug#276780: Fwd: Re: Bug#276780: Installation report

I got it to work..
I needed to disable "legacy usb support" from the bios!

Thanks for the help.

On Wed, 20 Oct 2004 18:23:21 +0200, Frans Pop <aragorn@tiscali.nl> wrote:
> On Sunday 17 October 2004 06:16, Ahmad Khayyat wrote:
> > 1. Kernel 2.4 boots nicely without additional options (only vga=771).
> > 2. Other 3 kernels boot nicely with the additional option (acpi=off).
> > 3. Without acpi=off option, 2.6 kernels boot but keyboard is not
> > working (ssh connects fine and system responses to it).
> >
> > So, effictively I can use kernel 2.6 but without acpi. Now what
> > exactly am I losing for not having acpi? and is this acceptable in a
> > laptop?
> ACPI is fairly essential for modern laptops as among other things it
> drives power management.
> I'm not sure what exactly is causing your keyboard problems.
> It is very much possible this is not an installation problem, but that
> there is a bug in the kernel or that the ACPI of your laptop is not
> properly supported by the 2.6.8 kernel.
> For example, I found this message:
> http://linux.toshiba-dme.co.jp/ML/tlinux-users/6200/6245.html
> I suggest you search ACPI and laptop mailing lists and maybe post your
> problem there.
> Starting points could be the debian-laptop mailing list and the ACPI
> website on sourceforge (http://acpi.sourceforge.net/).
> Good luck,

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