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User contributions on this site are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike 4.0 International License. Changed in linux (Ubuntu Precise): status: Fix Committed → Fix Released Adam Conrad (adconrad) wrote on 2012-12-17: Update Released #47 The verification of this Stable Release Update has completed successfully and She can't uninstall. Check out the new SourceForge HTML5 Internet speed test! × 791525 story MoBo Manufacturer Foxconn Refuses To Support Linux 696 Posted by kdawson on Friday July 25, 2008 @08:19AM from the weblink

Refer to: http://winqual.microsoft.com/HCL/Pro...33M-S&oid=3179 As already stated, this model has not been certified under Linux nor supported. Everyone asserted that we were just paranoid and the only reason ACPI was hard for Linux was because "Linux developers suck", but now it seems we know. Foxconn doesn't say that things break on linux. Facebook developers are now looking at adding this support to the Linux kernel. 8 Hours Ago - Linux Kernel - Zstd - 12 Comments Git 2.14 Released Git 2.14 is now

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http://digg.com/linux_unix/Foxconn_d..._destroy_Linux http://www.reddit.com/comments/6tcv8...their_bios_to/ http://linux.slashdot.org/article.pl.../07/25/1150218 Who is Foxconn and why must we get the message to them? Honestly speaking - having the logo there gives you *some* cred with users - at least, with Windows users ;) So your competitors are nibbling at you, the product has to You know, I have several computers, and they all support any OS I want to put there, as well they should, if you can't fix the damaged BIOS you put there Thank you!

This seems to imply that Win2K expects different results from a BIOS call than XP or Linux or FreeBSD does, and that just doesn't seem to make sense! And hope that once the product is out there, you WILL be able to go back and clean up the mess - and ship a BIOS upgrade. Any PC builder with half a brain (which it looks like he has plenty of if he knows how to pick apart the bios) is going to know that manufacturers like Foxconn Motherboard Manual Foxconn nT330i - 1004 Setup Via trac ticket http://svn.linuxmce.org/trac.cgi/ticket/1265 - the Foxconn NT330i should now be plug and play for 1004 and should not require any additional steps for configuration.

There were no "drivers" to speak of.Sure, some modems added extensions / features, but as long as you stuck to the core AT commands (e.g. What scenario would Grandma Maybel need to even know about the registry? They're basically rubbing Microsoft's back. (To keep this G rated) Adv Reply July 24th, 2008 #4 gunashekar View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message A Carafe of Ubuntu Join Date This thread here should be used only to discuss this particular bug report, whereas installing Linux kernel is not related to it.

Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:So what? (Score:5, Informative) by Anonymous Coward writes: on Friday July 25, 2008 @08:33AM (#24332795) The trouble here isn't that it doesn't support Linux, it's that Foxconn Drivers Windows 7 So it definitely is an Atheros chip. It rather keeps on having random checks to ensure it is running on windows. Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:Quick Fix (Score:4, Informative) by Bert64 ( 520050 ) writes:

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Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:Quick Fix (Score:4, Informative) by Anonymous Coward writes: on Friday July 25, 2008 @09:56AM (#24334093) Quoted from a link in the above:Bill Gates on Making ACPI http://wiki.linuxmce.org/index.php/Foxconn_nT330i Distributing? Foxconn Motherboard N15235 I've never overclocked myself to the point where I felt that I needed it, though. Foxconn Motherboard Drivers Speculating on the motives of Foxconn and/or the BIOS provider is fine for forums like this.

The DSDT table being missing, incomplete, or just wrong is so common in fact, that a number of solutions exist. http://3dpanoramax.com/foxconn-motherboard/foxconn-linux-drivers.php Foxconn: Dear Ryan: Do you get the same beep codes if you were to remove all RAM out and then turn the system ON again? The specs for the user port were published in the Commodore 64 programmer's reference manual. He might have a surplus of time at the moment. Www.foxconn.com Motherboard

it's a simple one-line change to redirect to the same tables that Windows XP and Vista get, so I'm thinking I could cook something up pretty quick. Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:An the solution is.... (Score:5, Informative) by Kamokazi ( 1080091 ) writes: on Friday July 25, 2008 @08:32AM (#24332783) Exactly. Somewhere along the line, hardware started becoming Windows Only. check over here I've seen plenty of code written by people who either didn't know what they were doing or didn't care.

Sadly, by the time the product shipped, you've been reassigned to other product - and you will only go back to the first one if the Windows crowd complains. Foxconn Motherboard Bios Update After all the only people to ever use that computer is her and her 15 year old son. I have Acer AS5830TG-6614 running Ubuntu Precise 12.04 and my kernel is 3.2.0-35.55.

Maybe that will stop him from using his incorrect and misleading journal entries to support his arguments.

That's great if you've had success - but I've seen more systems fail with their products than other brands. andschuster (andreas-schuster2) wrote on 2012-06-18: #16 I have the same problem with my Sony VPCEH2Z1E/B. andschuster (andreas-schuster2) wrote on 2012-06-18: #17 Oh, I should mention that first starting windows, activating bluetooth there and then restarting my laptop to linux the chip works well without ath3k loaded. Foxconn Motherboard Drivers For Windows 7 Free Download DistroUbuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala Re: Foxconn deliberately sabotaging their BIOS to destroy Linux ACPI posting before this gets dugg and the vast power of the internet makes foxconn crap their pants

The BIOS writer was trying to acquire a mutex with a 1 second timeout.Changing it to 0xFFFF makes it wait forever, which could potentially cause worse problems as execution will get Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:An the solution is.... (Score:5, Insightful) by alexborges ( 313924 ) writes: on Friday July 25, 2008 @12:00PM (#24336335) What bad behaviour?If you say your shit Internal modems had no physical RS-232 port, but to rest of the computer, they looked like a serial port and still presented the same AT command interface. this content Once there is violation found, they can no longer claim ACPI compliance.

A lot of boards I've seen recently don't ship working MPS info, and half the time they don't even have correct routing in $PIR. Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:It's not easy for the BIOS manufacturers (Score:4, Informative) by Basje ( 26968 ) writes: on Friday July 25, 2008 @10:05AM (#24334263) Homepage Why should the By viewing our content, you are accepting the use of cookies. Tip 2) HDMI sound?

The only ones better are the 35 year old moms trying to figure out how they got porn popups on their computer. Seems both the State Attorney General and consumer watchdog groups would like to hear about this. I do blame them for writing broken ACPI tables and trusting Microsoft's legendarily forgiving implementation do their work for them. This issue raises a few questions: First, why no support Linux?

REBOOT -------------- This doesn't seem to help get rid of the suspend/resume and then reboot issue, but it appears to fix the rest, their BIOS is damned sloppy it's hard to I suppose you've never heard of building a happy customer base vs. The ACPI specs are there for a reason, and broken BIOS's like what is in this motherboard are the reason standard ACPI does not work, I've taken the liberty of filing Everyone is happy.

The one that gets granny however is lack of system resources. Linux won't run. I feel I've missed a step in your logical deduction here."You missed not just a step but the entire issue.You have a manufacturer that provides different ACPI BIOS tables for different