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SubjectRe: 2.4.9-ac9 APM w/Compaq 16xx laptop...
On Thu, Sep 13, 2001 at 12:55:56PM -0700, chris@boojiboy.eorbit.net wrote:
> > Could you also tell what the kernel thinks about your laptop? It should
> > print things like "BIOS Vendor: Phoenix Technologies LTD".
>
> Here is the newly patched dmesg output:
>
> Linux version 2.4.9-ac9 (root@oso) (gcc version 2.95.3 20010315 (release)) #1 Thu Sep 13 10:51:23 PDT 2001
> ...
> Initializing RT netlink socket
> DMI 2.2 present.
> 11 structures occupying 403 bytes.
> DMI table at 0x000DC010.
> BIOS Vendor: Phoenix Technologies LTD
> BIOS Version: 4.06
> BIOS Release: 08/16/99
> System Vendor: Compaq.
> Product Name: Compaq PC.
> Version 0F0B.
> Serial Number 1V96CLS9D42J.
> Board Vendor: Compaq.
> Board Name: 0548h.
> Board Version: Rev.A.
> Asset Tag: No Asset Tag.
> apm: BIOS version 1.2 Flags 0x03 (Driver version 1.14)

Right, this might give some clues to diferentiate between board
revisions. Now we only need the output from a Compaq 12XL125 to see if
it differs.

But the most important question now is: does it work? Can you halt and
reboot your machine?


Erik

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