Re: ACPI year blacklist
From: Zwane Mwaikambo
Date: Fri Oct 10 2003 - 21:00:01 EST
On Sat, 11 Oct 2003, J.A. Magallon wrote:
> I have and (oldie...) SuperMicro P6DGU mobo with ACPI, but the kernel says
> it is too old (before 99, I think...).
> Why are this BIOSes blacklisted ?
Because it's a hit and miss affair with the older bioses, so we just play
it safe and don't run on them. Microsoft Windows does the same thing iirc.
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