2008/5/8 Kevanf1 <kevanf1(a)gmail.com>:
2008/5/7 stuart bell <sailing1(a)gmail.com>:
> 2008/5/7 Kevanf1 <kevanf1(a)gmail.com>:
> > I've got Xubuntu running on an oldish PC. I have to say I am really
> > enjoying the experience. However, I have a question for the team...
> > As the PC is booting I get a message flag up about the BIOS being past
> > the cut date for 2000 (what cutoff?) and I 'apparently' need to do
> > ACPI=force. Ok, I can do that...but where? Is this in a GRUB file
> > somewhere? Is it likely to be just hashed out or will I need to type
> > it in? If the latter is there a specific line that it needs to be
> > entered on for it to take effect?
> > Kev.
> Add it to the first line.
> - it prolly already says acpi=on or off. just edit that as root and save.
Bostin' :-) Cheers Stuart I shall give that a go in a short while.
Once it's done I'll report back any differences it makes. Hopefully
it will enable the PC to shut down properly rather than get so far and
Ok, an update. Sadly it didn't make a blind bit of difference :-( I
tried acpi=on and also acpi=force (this is what was actually
suggested). Neither did anything. I am looking for a BIOS update now
for the mobo.... I don't hold out much hope though.
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