[lkml]   [2001]   [Sep]   [28]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: PnP BIOS + 2.4.9-ac16 = no boot
On Fri, Sep 28, 2001 at 10:33:24AM -0400, Thomas Hood wrote:

> Hi Stelian.
> Try this patch. It is a modification of the latest
> pnpbios driver patch to 2.4.9-ac16 which includes
> hacks to work on a Vaio laptop. If this works then
> I'll clean it up a bit and submit to Alan.

It works, kind of.

The only remaining problem is that the DMI scan routines are
called _after_ the PnP BIOS scan, so the is_sony_vaio_laptop
variable will be always evaluated to 0 in your patch (causing
the same hang again).

After manually changing is_sony_vaio_laptop to 1 the
patched kernel boots ok, entries in /proc/bus/pnp are present
(not sure how to test if their contents are corect though).

Stelian Pop <>
|---------------- Free Software Engineer -----------------|
| Alcôve - - Tel: +33 1 49 22 68 00 |
|------------- Alcôve, liberating software ---------------|
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at

 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:03    [W:0.036 / U:7.204 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site