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SubjectRe: [PATCH][RFC] Possible PnP BIOS GPF Solution for Sony VAIO and other laptops
On Sun, Feb 02, 2003 at 08:37:02PM +0000, Adam Belay wrote:
> The PnP BIOS may be wandering into segement 0x40. If that is the case,
> this patch should fix the problem. I do not have a buggy system so I
> cannot test this patch but I'd be intersted to hear the results. If you
> have a system that has caused pnpbios problems in the past, I recommend
> you try this patch. If it works, the system will not panic on startup.
> This patch is against 2.5.59 and separate from my other recent patches.

This boots fine here. Then again 2.5.59 booted fine aswell. :) I also
don't get any oopses from reading /proc/bus/pnp stuff as I did before
when I first reported issues. As with the bootup, I also don't get these
issues with 2.5.59. (ie 2.5.59 works fine with or without this patch).

Sorry for not getting back to you earlier btw... I lost almost a
fortnights worth of email and yours was amongst them. :/

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