Bug 105786 - acpi works but is disabled by default
acpi works but is disabled by default
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Dave Jones
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2003-09-27 11:18 EDT by Jason
Modified: 2015-01-04 17:03 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-03-24 19:09:33 EST
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output of dmidecode (5.10 KB, text/plain)
2003-09-29 22:22 EDT, Jason
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Description Jason 2003-09-27 11:18:37 EDT
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Description of problem:
When I installed fedora test2 I noticed that acpi was disabled because my bios 
is older than 1999.  The message said to use acpi=force and it might work.  
Guess what it works great.  I have a tyan tiger 100 (S1832) motherboard in case 
there is some sort database which tracks this information.

Jason

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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.  install fedora test 2
2.  acpi is disabled by default
3.  due to my bios being older than 1999
    

Actual Results:  the pc does not turn off

Expected Results:  acpi should be enabled for this motherboard

Additional info:
Comment 1 Dave Jones 2003-09-28 21:43:00 EDT
please attach the output of dmidecode
Comment 2 Jason 2003-09-29 10:57:54 EDT
Not a problem.  Can you please tell me how to get the output you are looking for?
Comment 3 Dave Jones 2003-09-29 11:33:31 EDT
as root, run 'dmidecode > output' and attach the 'output' file.
That simple 8-)
Comment 4 Jason 2003-09-29 22:22:59 EDT
Created attachment 94845 [details]
output of dmidecode

Here is the output you requested.
Comment 5 Jason 2003-12-03 20:40:33 EST
May I request a status update on this?
Comment 6 Len Brown 2004-03-11 14:40:44 EST
We've got not no current plans to change the cutoff date, 
or to create a list of exceptions to it, but if you'd like to put 
in a vote, here's the place to do it: 
 
http://bugme.osdl.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1307 
 

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