Re: Issues with kernel 2.4.21 and ACPI patch
- With that kernel source, I was able to get all the ACPI options
working by using the Con Kolivas patch (instead of the ACPI patch..)
to the 2.4.21 kernel, plus the dsrt patch (instructions @
http://somewhere.fscked.org/laptop/#acpi ) though the new kernel broke
my 3d support... :'_(
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Sam Michaels" <sam@s...>
> Finally got sick of the freezes on my i2600 from the battery statusretrievals...I found a post on the list that gave the date the ACPI
folks fixed that bug. The patch against the 2.4.21 kernel is after
that date, so I figured I'd give it a whirl.
>emerging alsa-driver, emerging pcmcia-cs, etc (Gentoo
> Didn't work. Went through the nonsense of recompiling the kernel,
stuff...recompiling the kernel breaks those things), only to find that
ACPI wasn't compiled into the kernel. WTF?
>for ACPI were missing except for enabling ACPI itself...and they don't
> Upon further inspection of the .config file, I found ALL the options
show up in the menuconfig. If you copy all the options to the .config
file manually and attempt to compile it bombs with some pointer
dereference problems (among others).
>else have issues patching the kernel?
> It's a fresh copy of kernel tree v2.4.21 and ACPI v20030619. Anyone