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Re: ACPI problem on linux-image-2.6.32-trunk-amd64 powering off



>>
>> I used the 2.6.30 kernel available in Squeeze, and it works fine,
>> except that it has no 'linux-headers' package
>> which I need to compile the NVIDIA driver. I diffed the two configs
>> (between 2.6.32 and 2.6.30) and there are a few extras in the ACPI
>> section, which I am guessing is the cause of the issue.
>
> The 2.6.30 kernel is no longer available in Squeeze.  Not from the
> on-line mirrors, anyway.  You must have installed it from CD or
> else you installed it before it was removed from the archive.
> But I'm glad it worked for you.
>
>>
>> I might try a lenny backports kernel (I'll just install it with dpkg),
>> and see if that works.
>>
>
> I don't recommend a lenny backports kernel if you're running Squeeze.
>
>> My hope is that the next kernel version released in Squeeze will work
>> ok. Though I guess that will rely on people reporting it as an issue,
>> so I might try to report it to the dev mailing list (a highly daunting
>> prospect!)
>
> That's one of the reasons why I suggested Sid.  There are two kernel
> versions already which are newer than the one you are having problems
> with.  Why bother to report it if it's already fixed?  How will you
> know if you don't try it?
>

yes, will do.

Many thanks for the replies and help

Cheers,

Campbell

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