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Foxconn Deliberately Sabotaging Their BIOS to Destroy Linux ACPI

Jul 25, 2008, 15:00 (12 Talkback[s])
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[ Thanks to An Anonymous Reader for this link. ]

"They have several different tables, a group for Windws XP and Vista, a group for 2000, a group for NT, Me, 95, 98, etc. that just errors out, and one for LINUX.

"The one for Linux points to a badly written table that does not correspond to the board's ACPI implementation, causing weird kernel errors, strange system freezing, no suspend or hibernate, and other problems, using my modifications below, I've gotten it down to just crashing on the next reboot after having suspended..."

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