[eepro100] problem with Debian woody freeze (possibly eepro 100 problem)

Donald Becker becker@scyld.com
Sun Dec 23 11:56:01 2001

On Sun, 23 Dec 2001, David Lambert wrote:

> On Sunday 23 December 2001 08:17 am, Donald Becker wrote:
> > This detail pretty clearly points to a hardware problem.  A driver
> > shouldn't be able to hang the machine in such a way that the power
> > switch doesn't work.
> I only have limited knowledge in this ares, but couldn't this happen if the 
> power switch was intercepted by ACPI?

Yes, the ACPI suspend signal might be handled by the OS power management
code.  But the 4 second override (soft power off, vs. suspend from a
momentary press) should be handled by the hardware.

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