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SubjectRe: [PATCH - Resend] PNPACPI: only parse device that have CRS method
Hi Meelis

Meelis Roos wrote:
> mc> this patch blacklist device that don't have CRS method as there are
> mc> useless for pnp layer as they don't provide any resource.
> I tried it on my laptop (Toshiba Satellite 1800-314). It removed one
> device from PNP bus, 00:0c, id = TOS6200, no options (as shown by 2.6.13).
> I hoped it will notice something different about my SMCf010. It's
> onboard IRDA that is disabled by BIOS. But the device is still there
> with your patch and still does not work.
> The background: it's disabled by BIOS. PNPBIOS could activate it
> (haven't tried since PNPACPI came). PNPACPI could not activate it -
> activate worked, resources showed resources but smsc-ircc2 got still no
> configuration (chip itself was not reprogrammed?). The speculation was
> that it's because of missing CRS in ACPI tables but this device did not
> disappear with your current patch.
> Any ideas about getting it to work with PNPACPI - or should I just

You could try if
you haven't yet tried it ?

> declare my ACPI BIOS broken and revert to PNPBIOS on this laptop? Do you
> want seome more ACPI debug info than last time?
You could always use pnpacpi=no (or something like that) to disable
pnpacpi and use pnpbios (IIRC this one worked).


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