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Subject[PATCH 2.4.8-ac6] (Yet) Another Sony Vaio laptop with a broken APM...
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Stelian Pop wrote:

> This patch adds yet another Vaio laptop to the list of those
> having the APM minutes left swapping problem.

Huh, so *that's* what's going on. I normally just pay attention to the
percentage left, since the minutes display was horked. The patch against
2.4.8-ac6 below fixes the same problem for my PCG-XG29. (It may fix it
for a few others as well, at least the XG29K, perhaps the XG19/19k as
well. IIRC, they just differ in the screen size and which version of
windows you have to blow away.)

> I wonder if there is _any_ Vaio laptop that gets this
> item right. If not, we could just do a search on SYS_VENDOR /
> PRODUCT_NAME strings, like the is_sony_vaio_laptop test...

It's looking more and more likely that they're all backwards. Hey, at
least they're consistent, right?

--- linux-2.4.8-ac6.orig/arch/i386/kernel/dmi_scan.c Thu Aug 16 23:13:58 2001
+++ linux-2.4.8-ac6/arch/i386/kernel/dmi_scan.c Thu Aug 16 23:27:38 2001
@@ -472,6 +472,11 @@
MATCH(DMI_BIOS_VERSION, "R0208P1"),
MATCH(DMI_BIOS_DATE, "11/09/00"), NO_MATCH
} },
+ { swab_apm_power_in_minutes, "Sony VAIO", { /* Handle problems with APM on Sony Vaio PCG-XG29 */
+ MATCH(DMI_BIOS_VENDOR, "Phoenix Technologies LTD"),
+ MATCH(DMI_BIOS_VERSION, "R0117A0"),
+ MATCH(DMI_BIOS_DATE, "04/25/00"), NO_MATCH
+ } },

/* Problem Intel 440GX bioses */

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Ray Lee / Every truth has a context.

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