Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 115518
ACPI causes Dell Lattitude laptop to shutdown during boot
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:36 EST
Description of problem:
When ACPI is enabled, Dell Lattitude CPx laptops with battery
inserted will shutdown when modules are loaded. This happens right
after local disks are probed or mounted.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Insert Battery
2. Power on and boot with default options
Actual Results: Laptop shuts down.
Expected Results: Laptop should boot normally.
Removing the battery or booting with acpi=off option passed to kernel
allows the laptop to boot. Once system passes module loading stage,
reinserting the battery has no affect.
I got the same problem on my Dell Inspiron 8000 with 2.6.1-1.65, but
2.6.2-1.74 seems to have fixed it. Please verify that it fixes the
problem on your Latitute as well and, if so, reopen this.