Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 105786
acpi works but is disabled by default
Last modified: 2015-01-04 17:03:12 EST
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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.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
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
please attach the output of dmidecode
Not a problem. Can you please tell me how to get the output you are looking for?
as root, run 'dmidecode > output' and attach the 'output' file.
That simple 8-)
Created attachment 94845 [details]
output of dmidecode
Here is the output you requested.
May I request a status update on this?
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: