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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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