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    SubjectRe: 2.6.0-test4 - lost ACPI
    Tomasz Torcz <> wrote:
    > I am using ACPI for few years now. As far as I can see, on my
    > machine it is only usfeul for binding events to Power button (like
    > running fbdump) and for powering off. I'm also experimenting
    > with swsusp, which I run by /proc/acpi/sleep.
    > 2.6.0-test4 has a surprise for me:

    me too.

    > ACPI disabled because your bios is from 00 and too old
    > ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

    One of my trusty-but-old testboxes does exactly the same thing. It's just
    the ACPI guys running away from broken BIOSes I think ;)

    Add "acpi=force" to your kernel boot command line and everything should work
    as before.

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