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RE: [Xen-devel] Latest xen-unstable on IBM x440

Natasha Jarymowycz wrote:
> On Wed, 4 May 2005 12:06:40 -0700, Nakajima, Jun
> <jun.nakajima@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> My point is that it looks like the keyboard is broken now, and it has
>> nothing to do with ACPI (PCI interrupt routing) if it's PS/2. The
>> plan for acpi=off is to use PIC mode, which is not desirable for a
>> server like IBM x440.
> Perhaps I oversimplified by saying "the keyboard doesn't work".  The
> keyboard is actually attached to an RCM connected via ethernet to the
> x440.  However, that was not really the point.
> The point was that without specifying acpi=force, XenLinux will not
> boot.  XenLinux can not find a root filesystem.  Scsi devices are not
> properly detected.   It is my hope that this can be used as a
> datapoint to aid in determining the work which still needs to be done
> so that one day XenLinux will run on machines as easily and as well
> as Linux does.

Arun's patch allows one to set "acpi=force" for dom0 xenlinux, fulling
enabbling ACPI in dom0 up to the level where the native Linux supports.
What's missing there is to fall back to MPS, which is required for

> Natasha

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