Re: [INTEL PII BUG] Still SMBALERT# spontaneous shutdown on VAIO Serie F

From: Manfred Spraul (
Date: Sun Jan 19 2003 - 05:39:25 EST

Florent CHANTRET wrote:

>I've already updated my bios to the last revision but Sony give a poor
>support to those customers. I won't buy a VAIO anymore !
>As I've read on the website spokin' about VAIO problems, the problem seems
>to be connected to that, but yes, why not, it could be the SMI handler too.
>I only know that the sotware could solve it antd that's one of the several
>power of Linux other Windows.
Which kernel do you use, and could you try to enable ACPI?
If it doesn't help, try the latest acpi patch from


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