On Thu, 2005-12-22 at 15:10 -0800, Josh wrote:
While we are on the subject of the Acer Ferrari 4005 - has
the battery meter to work ?
Battery does not work on Ferrari 4005 with FC4 x86_64. I have filed a
bug. This seems to be due to ACPI error.
Yup it works for me but only after a kernel recompile with the DSDT
patch added so that during boot the kernel looks for a new (fixed) DSDT
in the initrd and loads that one. Iirc Dave was not interested in adding
the patch to the kernel for support reasons so you will have to do the
rebuild trick with each new released kernel.
My fixed dsdt for bios <something>A23 can be found here:
I got my crash course in how to fix this from:
The DSDT patch is here:
I used acpi-dsdt-initrd-v0.7e-2.6.14.patch On that page you can also
find instructions how to apply the compiled dsdt to your initrd.
The Intel dsdt compiler stuff is here: