Foxconn Deliberately Sabotaging Their BIOS to Destroy Linux ACPI
Jul 25, 2008, 15:00 (12 Talkback[s])
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"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..."