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Re: Notebook (ACPI) (Was: Re: [opensuse] SATA RAID recommendations?)
  • From: John Andersen <jsa@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 7 Mar 2007 00:14:06 -0900
  • Message-id: <200703070014.07086.jsa@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Tuesday 06 March 2007, David Brodbeck wrote:
> ACPI is definitely a mixed bag.  I don't think I've ever seen a system
> where it worked completely right, unlike APM, which was pretty mature.

Most laptops now days need it.  Period.  End of story.
If you don't run it you get stuttering sound, jerky mouse pointers,
dead or flaky usb ports, etc, etc.

Too many devices. So few interrupts. 

For my laptops (sony, dell) its worked very well since
SuSE 8.2.  Before that, it was a crap shoot.

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John Andersen
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