[Bug 191871] Re: Live CD won't install on Acer Aspire 3050-1922
Nelson Álvarez Sáez
alvareznelson at gmail.com
Thu Dec 11 15:30:33 UTC 2008
Very clarifying. Thanks. I was actually able to run Ubuntu 8.10 on my Acer
laptop before selling it and purchasing a Compaq, on which Ubuntu runs
On Thu, Dec 11, 2008 at 11:56 AM, Ivan S. Zapreev
<ivan.zapreev at gmail.com>wrote:
> Just a small summary of my experience with the ACPI problems and Acer.
> This seems to be a DSDT and Linux-kernel bug. I have recently tried
> Ubuntu 8.04, Open SUSE 10.2, Fedora 10 and some other less known
> distribution on my Acer Aspire 3050. They all have the same problem, NO
> booting with ACPI. In case ACPI is off the system boots but there is no
> wireless or wired Internet and no power down. I am not even mentioning
> suspend and hibernate.
> Now, from all I've read this seems to be caused by incorrect DSDT tables
> supplied by the vendor (Acer). I've also found a project that presumably
> supplies fixed DSDT tables for some systems:
> Another thing, it seems that all the current Main stream Linux
> distributions use the same flawed kernel. I.e. a kernel that somehow
> can not overcome problems in the DSDT table or may be the DSDT table
> supplied with the kernel is wrong or smth. I myself have no clue. Still,
> people claim that they could run Ubuntu 7.10 on Acer with no problems so
> it seems to be a regression bug.
> I hope someone takes care of this bug, because I thinks it's been around
> a year since things went wrong .... it is about time some one fixes it!
> PS: I do not think I've added smth new, but still, it is a small summary
> of my experience.
> Live CD won't install on Acer Aspire 3050-1922
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