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Old 10-16-2005, 12:35 AM   #1
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acpi help on Sarge, HP laptop


I just bought a HP Pavilion ze2315us with a Sempron 3000+ with "PowerNow", 1.8GHz.

I'm currently running Debian Sarge dual booted on my desktop and am loving it. I want to get Debian on my laptop ASAP but am concerned about the ACPI. Will a standard Sarge desktop install recognize the ACPI on it's own? I read that the the ACPI controls the cooling fans and the processor could burn up if it isn't recognized.

Would Ubuntu be a better choice for my laptop?

Any info on this would be appreciated.
 
Old 10-16-2005, 05:41 PM   #2
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Update Sarge to Etch adding along ACPI packages via apt.
 
Old 10-17-2005, 03:32 PM   #3
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Thanks for the reply I'll give it a try.

Does Sarge with a 2.6 kernel just not support ACPI?
 
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I am running Debian Sarge on Kernel 2.6.8-2-686-smp and was getting CPU0 Temperature above threshold error messages and found that the fans were not running on my Compaq Presario Desktop. I found that ACPI did not get installed when I installed Debian Linux Sarge. I went into Aptitude and installed ACPI and the fans started right up. Maybe that will be all you will have to do when you install Sarge on your laptop.

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