Re: No luck getting 2.6.x kernel to work with ACPI on compaq laptop

From: Len Brown
Date: Wed Apr 21 2004 - 22:23:26 EST

On Wed, 2004-04-21 at 01:51, Danny ter Haar wrote:
> My Compaq presario 700EA locks up dead during boot with
> ACPI enabled. With bootoption acpi=off (or not compiled into the
> kernel)
> the machine works just fine.
> I put on acpi debug and typed over by hand (laptop's dont have serial
> ports these days anymore) :
> ACPI: Subsystem revision 20040326
> tbxface-0017[03] acpi_load_tables: ACPI tables succesfully acquired
> Parsing all Control Methods: [......]
> Table [DSDT] (id F005) - 433 Objects with 44 Devices 109 Methods 15
> Regions
> Parsing all Control Methods:
> Table [SSDT] (id f003) - 3 objects with 0 Devices 0 Methods 0 Regions
> ACPI: IRQ10 SCI: Edge set to level trigger
> After this the machine is dead in the water.
> No magic sysrq or anything.

try booting with "nolapic" (or disable LOCAL_APIC in the kernel build)

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