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From: Robert Hancock <hancockr@shaw.ca>
To: linux-kernel <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Cc: Martin Drab <drab@kepler.fjfi.cvut.cz>,
	Oleg Verych <olecom@flower.upol.cz>
Subject: Re: Intel PCI-E bridge ACPI resources and possibly related SATA unstability problems on ASUS A8Js
Date: Fri, 26 Jan 2007 08:35:41 -0600	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <45BA11BD.8070504@shaw.ca> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <fa.ZnWRVfns13JT5BT7zPCIOVH11yw@ifi.uio.no>

Martin Drab wrote:
>>> Hmm, it may be. Was there suggested any solution (or at least proposal) 
>>> that I may try?
>> Try fix BIOS bugs: <http://permalink.gmane.org/gmane.linux.kernel/462632>
> 
> ASUS refused to help fixing the BIOS with words that ASUS notebooks do not 
> support Linux. So if we do not workaround this somehow, Linux would really 
> be unusable on this HW. :(

Vendors really need to realize that even if they don't care about Linux, 
not fixing these bugs will only hurt them with future Windows versions 
when it suddenly starts caring about MMCONFIG support..

-- 
Robert Hancock      Saskatoon, SK, Canada
To email, remove "nospam" from hancockr@nospamshaw.ca
Home Page: http://www.roberthancock.com/


       reply	other threads:[~2007-01-26 14:37 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
     [not found] <fa.PpxpQ7nMZSyaD7q+Ht9cGg0CIiw@ifi.uio.no>
     [not found] ` <fa.wqPyXXdyh/mi1huaDG6ytwgWGls@ifi.uio.no>
     [not found]   ` <fa./T3sQPFQFuD91GZzkxPLpnq+daI@ifi.uio.no>
     [not found]     ` <fa.pgpxy1bTTJGfmjQzrCFr6RYyJZ8@ifi.uio.no>
     [not found]       ` <fa.ZnWRVfns13JT5BT7zPCIOVH11yw@ifi.uio.no>
2007-01-26 14:35         ` Robert Hancock [this message]
2007-01-25  2:57 Martin Drab
2007-01-25  3:26 ` Martin Drab
2007-01-25 10:04 ` Oleg Verych
2007-01-25 12:28   ` Martin Drab
2007-01-25 13:58     ` Oleg Verych
2007-01-25 16:57       ` Martin Drab
2007-01-26 12:23       ` Martin Drab
2007-01-26 15:03         ` Luming Yu
2007-01-26 17:18           ` Martin Drab

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