since 2 days apm / ACPI doesn't work and boot instabilities

Andreas Klemm andreas at
Fri Nov 7 08:50:19 PST 2003

On Fri, Nov 07, 2003 at 11:28:19AM -0500, Ken Menzel wrote:
> Hi Andreas,
> I bet acpi isn't even running. As of a few days ago acpi is disabled
> as a loadable module due to some changes in progress.  Try adding
> 'device acpi' to your kernel.conf file and rebuild/reinstall the
> kernel.
> Ken

On Fri, Nov 07, 2003 at 05:31:02PM +0100, Richard Arends wrote:
> On Fri, 7 Nov 2003, Andreas Klemm wrote:
> > wanted to let you know, that since yesterday ACPI on my
> > Dell Latitude D600 doesn't work anymore.
> /usr/src/UPDATING
> 20031103:
>         The i386 APIC_IO kernel option has been replaced by
>         'device apic'.  The ACPI module has also been temporarily
>         disabled, so ACPI must be statically compiled into your
>         kernel using 'device acpi' if you wish to use the ACPI driver.
> Regards,
> Richard.

Thanks, Ken, Richard will try that !

BTW, who has currently the pointy hat ? I could need it now ;-)

So if you don't need it no longer, give it to me with a colorful
sticker on it: "read UPDATING" ;-)

Sorry, completely forgot about that and didn't think about how
quickly things can change in the wonderful -current land ;-)

O.k., but the pancis might stay, so I will "ring" again and
offer a developer account if necessary.


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