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SubjectRe: APM oops with Dell 5000e laptop

> > > Is there a way to uniquely identify the affected BIOSes at boot time and
> > Im looking at one with some pointers from Dell. It won't be in 2.2.18 so its
> > quite likely a fixed BIOS will be out first anyway.
> Wherever the fix comes from, I sure hope it comes soon, because it's
> getting harder and harder to find cpus for the original 5000 series. And
> this new model's been sitting on my desk for couple of weeks now
> collecting dust.

Disable apm and be done with that!

I do not see why this is a problem. Just add comment to apm.c, there
are more comments about b0rken machines in there.
I'm "In my country we have almost anarchy and I don't care."
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