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Re: installed rawhide on an acer aspire one and have some feeback




--- On Fri, 8/21/09, Adam Williamson <awilliam redhat com> wrote:

> From: Adam Williamson <awilliam redhat com>
> Subject: Re: installed rawhide on an acer aspire one and have some feeback
> To: "For testers of Fedora Core development releases" <fedora-test-list redhat com>
> Date: Friday, August 21, 2009, 8:32 AM
> On Fri, 2009-08-21 at 05:24 -0700,
> Antonio Olivares wrote:
> 
> > 4)  I have to use boot parameter acpi=off,
> otherwise when starting up booting hangs and I get immediate
> kernel panic. 
> > 
> > 5)  The machine also has trouble shutting
> down.  I have to press and hold power button so that
> the machine can shut down properly.  Other than that, I
> am running rawhide on a netbook :) 
> 
> Have you filed bugs on these two (both in the kernel)?
Not yet, as I have to attend school inservices :(
(I work as a high school teacher)

And there was a question regarding the wireless, It appears to work, but I have yet to test it extensively.  Will get back on this one like Mon/Tues of next week.  

> They're rather
> serious problems that would prevent practical use by many
> people (ACPI
> being off will severely affect the battery life).
> 
> I'm a bit surprised - the Aspire Ones have been mostly
> quite well
> supported for a while, so these sound like regressions. How
> did F11
> behave? 

I just got it and it came with XP installed and I had to get Fedora on it :)

> Exactly what _model_ of Aspire One is this? (There
> are several).

Will post this later as I am without it at this time.  They don't let me play with it in the inservices :(

> 
> -- 

Regards,

Antonio 

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