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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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