[lug] G40 Series Thinkpad Problems

Ferdinand Schmid fschmid at archenergy.com
Fri Jul 11 23:25:16 MDT 2003

--On Friday, July 11, 2003 09:54:18 PM -0600 Frederic Herman
<fherman at inferential.com> wrote:

> How will that help the internal ethernet hardware problem?  As for
> the apm/acpi issue, it might help to do a custom kernel build with
> acpi, but I would like to avoid using non-stock kernel's, because
> that would require doing so every time a new kernel comes out,
> e=until the standard ones have acpi support.  That's assuming turning
> on acpi would solve that problem.

SuSE had ACPI support since 8.1 (last summer).  They backported it to
2.4 kernels and now (version 8.2) works pretty well on most hardware.
I would expect that there is an ACPI kernel and utilities around for


Ferdinand Schmid
Architectural Energy Corporation
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