Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 97981
RFE: Toshiba 1110 needs ACPI support including
Last modified: 2007-03-27 00:07:22 EDT
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Description of problem:
you get a message "Starting pcmcia: PCI: No IRQ known for interrupt pin A of
device 02:04.0" during boot up process
apparently these set of patches fix the problem:
# gtar xjvf linux-2.4.21.tar.bz2
# gunzip acpi-200300523-2.4.21-rc3.diff.gz
# cd linux-2.4.21
# patch -p1 < ../acpi-20030523-2.4.21-rc3.diff
see url above for procedure
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
2.error occurs during startup
Actual Results: system hangs
Expected Results: system boots up with pcmcia support
This is on a Toshiva Satellite model 1110 latop with all patches applied to OS.
The toshiba needs ACPI support for this which we don't currently include. We are
reviewing ACPI support as a candidate for future releases depending on its
I would like to point out that Laptops are one of the segments in the computer
hardware market that is still growing !
And that small business owners tend to buy laptops, not desktops.
This fix is critical to moving Linux onto the desktop.
Can you please try 2.4.22-rc4 (or 2.4.6-test4) with ACPI enabled? If it does
not work, please provide acpidmp info so that we can find a similar machine or
understand what AML is doing?
FC2-test1 includes the ACPI patch above that fixed the problem.
Closing. Please re-open if you still see issues.