Re: [ACPI] RE: [BK PATCH] ACPI updates

From: Jeff Garzik (
Date: Mon Dec 09 2002 - 14:17:41 EST

On Mon, Dec 09, 2002 at 07:12:52PM +0000, Matthew Wilcox wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 09, 2002 at 02:09:04PM -0200, Marcelo Tosatti wrote:
> > Which machines do not work without the new ACPI code?
> hp's zx1-based ia64 machines (my personal interest..) and i thought some
> laptops required updated ACPI to boot. also, aren't there some SMP x86
> boxes with buggy bios tables that won't boot without ACPI?

There are several classes of machines that require ACPI to boot... a big
question is whether these machines need full ACPI or just acpitable.c,

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