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SubjectRe: ACPI lockup on boot in 2.4.0
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Thank-you for the pointers.

Looking at the ACPI mailing list, it appears that the ACPI code gets stuck
in an infinite loop with many of the VAIO notebooks. So it:s back to APM
for now

-Robert
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jeff Garzik" <jgarzik@mandrakesoft.com>
To: "Nathan Thompson" <nate@thebog.net>
Cc: "Robert Lowery" <cangela@bigpond.net.au>; <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Sent: Friday, January 12, 2001 2:05 AM
Subject: Re: ACPI lockup on boot in 2.4.0


> Nathan Thompson wrote:
> >
> > On Thu, Jan 11, 2001 at 10:51:59PM +1100, Robert Lowery wrote:
> >
> > > I compiled it with ACPI compiled as a module and APM not compiled in
at all, but on booting I get the following.
> > > ACPI: System description tables found
> > > ACPI: System description tables loaded
> > >
> > > and then the system locks up..
> >
> > I have a Sony Vaio PCG-F350 that behaves the same way. I compiled in
> > ACPI (not a module) and never got further than this. When I enabled APM
> > and disabled ACPI everything started to work.
>
> To get a more verbose failure scenario, grab the ACPI debug version from
> http://developer.intel.com/technology/IAPC/acpi/downloads.htm
>
> Jeff
>
>
> --
> Jeff Garzik | "You see, in this world there's two kinds of
> Building 1024 | people, my friend: Those with loaded guns
> MandrakeSoft | and those who dig. You dig." --Blondie
>

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