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SubjectRe: 2.4.9-ac9 APM w/Compaq 16xx laptop...
On Thu, Sep 13, 2001 at 12:55:56PM -0700, wrote:
> > Could you also tell what the kernel thinks about your laptop? It should
> > print things like "BIOS Vendor: Phoenix Technologies LTD".
> Here is the newly patched dmesg output:
> Linux version 2.4.9-ac9 (root@oso) (gcc version 2.95.3 20010315 (release)) #1 Thu Sep 13 10:51:23 PDT 2001
> ...
> Initializing RT netlink socket
> DMI 2.2 present.
> 11 structures occupying 403 bytes.
> DMI table at 0x000DC010.
> BIOS Vendor: Phoenix Technologies LTD
> BIOS Version: 4.06
> BIOS Release: 08/16/99
> System Vendor: Compaq.
> Product Name: Compaq PC.
> Version 0F0B.
> Serial Number 1V96CLS9D42J.
> Board Vendor: Compaq.
> Board Name: 0548h.
> Board Version: Rev.A.
> Asset Tag: No Asset Tag.
> apm: BIOS version 1.2 Flags 0x03 (Driver version 1.14)

Right, this might give some clues to diferentiate between board
revisions. Now we only need the output from a Compaq 12XL125 to see if
it differs.

But the most important question now is: does it work? Can you halt and
reboot your machine?


J.A.K. (Erik) Mouw, Information and Communication Theory Group, Department
of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Information Technology and Systems,
Delft University of Technology, PO BOX 5031, 2600 GA Delft, The Netherlands
Phone: +31-15-2783635 Fax: +31-15-2781843 Email:
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