Re: ACPI HOWTO (draft #2)
Thanx for the HOWTO. It looks great to me. Just a side question.
Is ACPI stable now? Coz a while ago it was broken I think. How
well is it now?
On June 12, 2003 03:43 am, Nick Hastings wrote:
> * Martin Wuertele <firstname.lastname@example.org> [030612 09:00]:
> > Emma Jane Hogbin <email@example.com> wrote:
> > > For those who are interested I've got my second draft of an
> > > ACPI HOWTO online.
> > >
> > > http://xtrinsic.com/geek/articles/acpi.phtml
> > >
> > > Please feel free to let me know if you there are any parts
> > > which are unclear or flat-out wrong. :)
> > I took the kernel-source 2.4.20-8 from unstable, removed the
> > ACPI changes and applied acpi-20021212-2.4.20.diff.gz from
> > acpi.sf.net since the vanilla 2.4.20 _HAS_ several security
> > leaks (ptrace, hash table,...)
> > You can find the package at
> > http://people.debian.org/~maxx/kernel-source-2.4.20/
> > (I didn't upload the .orig.tar.gz since you can get it from any
> > debian mirror and the .deb is already big enough)
> Cool, thanks. These days I'm a bit scared to use kernels without
> the Debian patches and I'm hanging to get acpi working.
> I downloaded the full .deb and compiled it up. Unfortunately it
> won't boot. Just hangs with a blank screen. I used gcc-3.2 and a
> config tuned for my Fujitsu LOOX T93C (aka Fujitsu P2120 in the
> US?). This config file (without acpi configured) and gcc worked
> flawlessly on kernel-source-2.4.20-6 .
> Any reports of success and failures with this kernel source would
> be much appreciated.
> 1. I also apply a patch to the ide driver alim15x3.c to enable
> DMA for this machine.
> Debian testing/unstable
> Linux twofish 2.4.20-looxt93c8 #1 Thu May 22 10:43:41 JST 2003
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