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SubjectRe: Oopses and ACPI problems (Linus 2.6.29-rc4)
On Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 4:45 PM, Matthew Garrett <> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 03:15:21PM +0000, Darren Salt wrote:
>> As things stand, this is likely to be a problem for anybody using lenny on
>> Eee hardware and upgrading (on their own) to 2.6.29, given that that
>> workaround is present in eeepc-acpi-scripts in lenny.
>> Anyway, removing that option fixes the problem.
> Ok. I'll look into ensuring that these don't collide, but fundamentally
> the problem here is distributions using broken options rather than
> fixing the problem properly in the first place.
>> > BIOS bug. There's an explicit delay in the eee bios for some reason, and
>> > I haven't found any straightforward way to avoid it.
>> BIOS bug or no, the fact remains that this is (AFAICS) a regression.
> You don't get properly working hotkeys otherwise, to the best of my
> recollection. There's an entry on the kernel bugzilla about this
> somewhere.
> --
> Matthew Garrett |
If I understand things correctly, this was already the case before,
but the kernel boot was slower, so we could'nt see that.
If it's not the case, someone with a 901 should try bisecting (I only
have a 701).

Corentin Chary

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