From: Len Brown <len.brown@in...> - 2003-12-01 07:24:35
Probably best to file a bug against this one.
How to file a bug against ACPI:
Category: Power Management
Please attach the output from acpidmp, available in /usr/sbin/, or in
Please attach dmesg output showing the failure, if possible.
On Sun, 2003-11-30 at 11:11, Jan Bernatik wrote:
> I upgraded (after some time) from
> 2.4.23-rc1 to 2.4.23 and encountered problem with poweroff (I think)
> similar to:
> but difference is it worked for me with 2.4.23-rc1.
> I located problem to change from rc1 to rc2 finally.
> I tried then also all 2.6.0-test4 and newer kernels, same problem.
> I think it has somethink to do with this mentioned in rc2 release:
> o [ACPI] If ACPI is disabled by DMI BIOS date, then turn it off
> completely, \
> (taken from: http://lkml.org/lkml/2003/11/19/44)
> but couldn't find out more.
> what happenes is that after "power off", monitor is switched off, hdd
> semms to be switched off too, but leds indicating "power on" are still
> "shining", and fan is working.
> I have to swith laptop manually and then turn it on again.
> I searched the logs, but didn't found anything interesting.
> One thing have to be mentioned, I have to use
> acpi="force" boot option
> (ACPI disabled because your bios is from 92 and too old)
> Linux version 2.4.23-rc2 (gcc version 2.95.4 20011002)
> compiled with acpi options:
> # CONFIG_ACPI_ASUS is not set
> # CONFIG_ACPI_TOSHIBA is not set
> centrino laptop without Intel wireless card :)
> (4-months old)
> pentium-M, intel 855PM chipset
> phoenix bios (could't found any real information at support), but
> to laptop says "BIOS corresponding to ACPI".
> I can provide logs, dmesg's from rc1 & rc2 kernel, or some more
> information, if You need more.
> I'm new to linux kernel, sorry I couldn't find more.
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