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Old 08-09-2008, 03:32 AM   #1
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Unhappy acpi=force Bad EIP value.

Hey all,
I have a Toshiba Satellite 2520CDT and have installed Puppy Linux on it.

To make the usb port on it work i have to put acpi=force in the GRUB boot line for it. This worked fine up until recently, when it started giving me the error:
Code: Bad EIP value.
EIP: [<00000000>] _stext+0x3feff000/0x20 SS:ESP 0068:c10b3bd4
Kernel panic - not syncing: Attempted to kill init!

Anyone know what this means?

Also, when acpi=force worked without complaints, i could not get my sound to work. modprobe snd-op13sa2 would just sit there doing nothing.

Please help, this laptop would be very very useful for school if it worked.

Old 08-09-2008, 05:03 AM   #2
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Fixed the EIP value problem by playing around with the bios settings...

Now I can get USB if i insert acpi=force into the GRUB line...
But at the same time i cant get any sound unless i take acpi=force out...

Cant figure it out...
Old 09-01-2008, 06:51 AM   #3
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Try puppy acpi=off when it boots up.
I installed puppy for a 10 year old and was unable to get sound with puppy 2.x, 3.x and 4.x. I only was able to get sound using puppy 1.x.
I even copied the info from the alsa boot section.


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