ACPI and APM [was: Re: Installation report for Acer TravelMate 8100]

Matt Price matt.price at
Wed Mar 16 16:35:09 UTC 2005

On Tue, Mar 08, 2005 at 10:48:10AM -0800, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 08, 2005 at 02:41:55PM +0000, Gary Coady wrote:
> > Attached is an installation report for the Acer TravelMate 8104WLMi. Oh, 
> > it's the daily build for x86 (8 March 2004). It required the acpi=off 
> > parameter before it would install.
> If you file a bug in Bugzilla with this information, and the output from
> "sudo dmidecode", we should be able to automatically disable ACPI on your
> BIOS, so that it installs without any parameters.

What about those of us with old hardware that doesn't support acpi?
Is there a kernel with apm enabled  (rather than acpi) that we
can install from the install cd?  If so, is there a similar issue we
can attach our hardware info to?


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