Re: [gpm] Broken Bios
- From: Richard Hughes <hughsient gmail com>
- To: David Berg <drberg1000 gmail com>
- Cc: gnome-power-manager-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: [gpm] Broken Bios
- Date: Sat, 25 Mar 2006 18:02:26 +0000
On Sat, 2006-03-25 at 11:49 -0600, David Berg wrote:
> On 3/25/06, David Berg <drberg1000 gmail com> wrote:
> > On 3/25/06, Richard Hughes <hughsient gmail com> wrote:
> > > On Sat, 2006-03-25 at 08:16 -0600, David Berg wrote:
> > > > On 3/25/06, Richard Hughes <hughsient gmail com> wrote:
> > > > > On Fri, 2006-03-24 at 23:10 -0600, David Berg wrote:
> > > > > > Could someone help me out with what I need to modify to make g-p-m
> > > > > > ignore the state?
> > > > >
> > > > > Hmm. What is the make and model of your laptop? We should remove the
> > > > > "button" capability in HAL if the hardware is known busted on that
> > > > > model, then g-p-m will be unaware of the lid completely.
> > > > It is a Linux Certified 2210D which is built with a Uniwill 245II0 --
> > > > I still need to file a bug report with the manufacturer.
> > > I wouldn't mind betting that your DSDT is broken.
> > >
> > > Can you look at http://acpi.sourceforge.net/dsdt/index.php and try to
> > > dump your asl file, and then try to recompile it to check it?
> > DSDT and ASL are two acronyms I haven't heard before. I'll check out
> > the site and see what I can learn. I'll let you know once I've
> > figured something out or get stumped.
> Correct me if I'm headed down the wrong path. I'm following the
> direcions at http://www.cpqlinux.com/acpi-howto.html#basic_steps.
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