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SubjectRe: Dell Latitude CPi keyboard problems since 2.5.42
On Thu, Jan 16, 2003 at 02:33:11PM +0100, Alessandro Suardi wrote:
> Andrew McGregor wrote:
> > The i8k will power off with APM but not ACPI, but it won't reboot with
> > either.
> >
> > I'm using grub, so it may hit the problem before outputting anything
> > where lilo may not.
>
> [Fixed CC: to Vojtech]
>
> CPx750J powers off with grub/APM
> C640 powers off with grub/ACPI - much earlier than the CPx
>
> Most likely the same interval of kernel that Valdis mentions. For
> sure both behave like this in 2.5.58.

Do the symptoms persist when you disable AT keyboard support completely?
(You'll need a different way to control the machine - USB or Ethernet
for the test.)

> > --On Wednesday, January 15, 2003 14:21:57 -0500 Valdis.Kletnieks@vt.edu
> > wrote:
> >
> >> On Wed, 15 Jan 2003 23:43:58 +1300, Andrew McGregor said:
> >>
> >>> Possibly related:
> >>>
> >>> Dell Inspiron 8000s won't warm reboot either. They just freeze with a
> >>> blinking cursor at the point where the bootloader would ordinarily load.
> >>> Have to power off or reset.
> >>>
> >>> Consistent in various versions from 2.5.44 to .55. Have not tested
> >>> earlier, nor yet later.
> >>
> >>
> >> Dell Latitude C840s will power off. Oddly enough, it doesn't do it when
> >> LILO itself loads - it does it when LILO starts loading the actual kernel
> >> image. True from 2.5.46 through 2.5.58.
>
> --alessandro
>
> "And though it don't seem fair, for every smile that plays
> a tear must fall somewhere"
> (Bruce Springsteen, "The Price You Pay", live 31/12/1980)

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Vojtech Pavlik
SuSE Labs
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