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SubjectRe: [git pull request] ACPI patches for 2.6.34-rc6
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On Saturday 08 May 2010, Linus Torvalds wrote:
>
> On Sat, 8 May 2010, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
>
> > On Friday 07 May 2010, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> > >
> > > Btw, why don't we just force the SCI_EN by hand?
> >
> > Because there are boxes that are broken right away by this.
> >
> > I have one on my desk in front of me. :-)
>
> Also if we check whether it was already set before?

Yes.

> The thing is, if that bit is clear (_after_ we've done the regular ACPI
> setup), the box can't work correctly as far as I know.

That's correct. But on that particular box acpi_enable() is necessary to
make things work. Setting SCI_EN by hand makes it hang solid.

Rafael


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