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SubjectRe: APM problem after
Pekka Enberg wrote:
> Hi Alessio,
> On 6/16/06, Alessio Sangalli <> wrote:
>>>> if I enable "APM support" I get a freeze at the very beginning of the
>>>> boot, without any explicit erro message, just after the PCI stuff. If
>>>> you need a transcript of the messages at boot, let me know, I will have
>>>> to write them by hand).
>>>> is ok. I need APM support to let the "Fn" key and the battery
>>>> meter work!
> Pekka Enberg wrote:
>>> There's a lot of changes between 2.6.13 and 2.6.14. It would be
>>> helpful if you could narrow down the exact changeset that broke your
> On 6/16/06, Alessio Sangalli <> wrote:
>> done:
>> 4196c3af25d98204216a5d6c37ad2cb303a1f2bf is first bad commit
>> diff-tree 4196c3af25d98204216a5d6c37ad2cb303a1f2bf (from
>> 9092b20803e4b3b3a480592794a73030f17370b3)
>> Author: Linus Torvalds <>
>> Date: Sun Oct 23 16:31:16 2005 -0700
>> cardbus: limit IO windows to 256 bytes
>> That's what we've always historically done, and bigger windows seem to
>> confuse some cardbus bridges. Or something.
>> Alan reports that this makes the ThinkPad 600x series work properly
>> again: the 4kB IO window for some reason made IDE DMA not work, which
>> makes IDE painfully slow even if it works after DMA timeouts.
>> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <>
>> :040000 040000 629d4d303048bffa610017e81e0e744bae08660d
>> 33e154ffe96822d09f37ae2d433de5152216501b M drivers
>> let me know any other test I should do to help find a solution to this
>> problem, thank you!
> So reverting the above commit from git head makes your box boot again?
> Linus, any thoughts?

Yes, exactly. I can run 2.6.17-rc6 with only that commit reverted.

The mahcine is a notebook COMPAQ Presario 800 Model 80XL4
Pentium3@700MHz 256MB ram etc

Thank you
Alessio Sangalli

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