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Bug#290013: kernel-image-2.4.27-1 ACPI Fix

On Sun, Jan 16, 2005 at 05:43:56PM +0100, VU NGOC San wrote:
> it also works for me, thanks ! (288712)
> (works means that, as before, ACPI does not work on the dell latitude 
> d800, but at least I can manually turn off the laptop with the power 
> button, and the "hardware call" to BIOS using the battery key works, so I 
> can check battery status this way)
> actually no more message about ACPI shows up anymore on dmesg...
> in previous versions I had something like this:
> Dell Latitude with broken BIOS detected. Refusing to enable the local 
> ACPI: RSDP (v000 DELL                                      ) @ 0x000fdf00
> ACPI: RSDT (v001 DELL    CPi R   0x27d4010c ASL  0x00000061) @ 0x1fff0000
> ACPI: FADT (v001 DELL    CPi R   0x27d4010c ASL  0x00000061) @ 0x1fff0400
> ACPI: ASF! (v016 DELL    CPi R   0x27d4010c ASL  0x00000061) @ 0x1fff0800
> ACPI: DSDT (v001 INT430 SYSFexxx 0x00001001 MSFT 0x0100000e) @ 0x00000000

Unfortunately I think that is about as good as it is going
to get on that hardware. As I understand it is known not
to work with local APIC, though I am not sure of the details why.

> it seems however that the i8k module (fan control) does not work anymore.
> Maybe I need some more testing
> (I used to launch it using
>  modprobe i8k force=1)

Please let me know if you make any progress there.


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