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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] x86: Add Dell E5420 reboot quirk
    On 05/30/2011 07:43 AM, Daniel J Blueman wrote:
    > Without this patch, rebooting is like Russian roulette; with quite a
    > few of these laptops in the field, perhaps it is better to enable the
    > quirk unless you think there may be an issue in the kernel preventing
    > correct behaviour that I could debug?
    > On the other hand, Dell may later fix the BIOS AML (seen with the
    > excellent fwts) just as the cure for cancer is found. If they do, I'll
    > buy whiskey too.

    Enabling the quirk is the right thing; however, if ACPI worked I'd have
    preferred it since we just switched to ACPI as the default.


    H. Peter Anvin, Intel Open Source Technology Center
    I work for Intel. I don't speak on their behalf.

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