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SubjectRe: "Latitude with broken BIOS" ?
> On Mon, Jan 20, 2003 at 05:28:49AM -0800, Alessandro Suardi wrote:
>
> > > > "Dell Latitude with broken BIOS detected. Refusing to enable the local APIC."
> > >
> > > Lots of Dell laptops (like other vendors) crash instantly when trying to
> > > enable the APIC.
> >
> > Well my Dells power off on rebooting from 2.5... bug 119 or 134 in
> > http://bugme.osdl.org, no need to resort to messing with the APIC ;(
>
> That one IMO looks like an ACPI problem (Note ACPI != APIC)

More like PM in general, happens with my older Latitude with APM as well
(I was making a point of ease of crashing, not confusing APIC and ACPI ;)

--alessandro
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