Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:Homework (Score:5, Insightful) by hansraj ( 458504 ) * writes: on Friday July 25, 2008 @08:35AM (#24332827) If you follow the link in the story, you This issue raises a few questions: First, why no support Linux? All Rights Reserved. Lambert Road Fullerton Fullerton, CA 92835 FOXCONN PHONE NUMBER: 714-871-9968 Company sold me a computer motherboard, model G33M-S, claiming that it was compliant with ACPI versions 1.0, 2.0, and 3.0. check over here
On another note, I've encountered Foxconn boards in the past... Does this issue also occured under Vista or Winxp? With all the inroads Linux is making in the UMPC market, and lowend computer market, it's only a matter of time before hardware manufacturers have to wake up and start supporting One could argue that Foxconn is not obliged to do anything of that sort but for customers it is not as simple as "doing homework" as you suggest. http://www.zdnet.com/article/foxconn-snubs-linux-users/
They outright told him to stop sending them e-mail because they did not want to address his problem. See here: http://acpi.sourceforge.net/dsdt/index.php [sourceforge.net] Share twitter facebook linkedin Get what you pay for (Score:4, Insightful) by Zantetsuken ( 935350 ) writes: on Friday July 25, 2008 @09:13AM (#24333271) Homepage Ok, ya, In fact, Linux compatibility isn't even an issue here. way overpriced and way under-tested and under-designed.last purchase from newegg: 2 mobos, one new one from foxconn and one 'open box' special that was intel.the intel one (bare board, nothing -
We are not responsible for them in any way. You can also consider a tip via PayPal. 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. Foxconn Motherboard Manual Mark it one star on Newegg.
I don't feel too much sympathy - because honestly, you get what you pay for. Foxconn N15235 Motherboard Drivers ACCEPT & CLOSE Newsletters You have been successfully signed up. Without examining the code it's impossible to say what effect TheAlmightyCthulu's changes have, if they're correct or if they merely mask the problem.Saying they're trying to deliberately crash the kernel is http://www.foxconnsupport.com/download.aspx?models=en-us0000057&category=C000000003&series=en-us0000002&keywords=&sort=BIOS The different versions of Windows have historically broken ACPI in hilariously random and catastrophic ways.
Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:Fine. Foxconn Drivers Windows 7 Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin 1999 called and wants it's... (Score:5, Insightful) by A beautiful mind ( 821714 ) writes: on Friday July 25, 2008 @08:25AM (#24332687) ...Windows hardware back. If it makes you feel any better, I bought a (crappy) Foxconn board once and won't be buying one again. Couldn't print to the darn thing.
Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:An the solution is.... (Score:5, Insightful) by couchslug ( 175151 ) writes: on Friday July 25, 2008 @10:47AM (#24335071) "Return it and buy from a manufacturer... http://wiki.linuxmce.org/index.php/Foxconn_nT330i For more information, there is currently a thread on the LKML disussing this [lkml.org] and how to improve the situation.In particular, latest kernels claim to be every versions of Windows at Foxconn Motherboard N15235 That can be proven and repeatably verified. Foxconn Motherboard Drivers It isn't like you care a lot about losing the Linux business.
In the interim, Linux users should remember that there are other motherboard manufacturers out there that value all customers. check my blog But the reality is that while there is a standard, it's not closely followed, and instead has degraded into vendors and Microsoft working too close, effectively preempting the specification. 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 If he's a college student, or consultant that can't find 40 hours of work in a week then it might be worth his time. Www.foxconn.com Motherboard
Thanks to the community for helping me get the message to Foxconn. Share twitter facebook linkedin Disgusting (Score:4, Insightful) by ugmoe2000 ( 1305073 ) writes: on Friday July 25, 2008 @09:16AM (#24333339) After having read the Ubuntu forums I was flat out disgusted It checks what OS string the kernel hands it when it boots. http://3dpanoramax.com/foxconn-motherboard/foxcon-linux-drivers.php Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:Don't Buy Foxconn... (Score:5, Insightful) by Average ( 648 ) writes: on Friday July 25, 2008 @08:46AM (#24332947) Sure, caveat emptor.
Also, how about later versions of Windows? Foxconn Motherboard Bios Update They actively rewrote their BIOS code to detect and sabotage Linux. You used to be able to grab any modem off the shelf and expect it to work with any computer.
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 So there you have it! Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:Yay tinfoil hats! (Score:5, Insightful) by quantum bit ( 225091 ) writes: on Friday July 25, 2008 @09:03AM (#24333147) Journal If Windows, it sends the good Foxconn Motherboard Drivers For Windows 7 Free Download The changes aren't going to happen over night.
If it were not, then it would not have received Microsoft Certification for WHQL. Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:An the solution is.... (Score:5, Interesting) by fwarren ( 579763 ) writes: on Friday July 25, 2008 @12:13PM (#24336553) Homepage What scenario would Grandma Maybel need And no, "it works on Windows" is not enough to claim ACPI compatibility. have a peek at these guys For all we know, it may be providing correct capability information to Windows and simply providing bad information to Linux.Ultimately, one has to wonder about the motives when a market segment
Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:1999 called and wants it's... (Score:5, Funny) by bamf ( 212 ) writes: on Friday July 25, 2008 @08:47AM (#24332961) Foxconn apparently. 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. The information you needed to get everything working--UART documentation, AT command set, BIOS calls, X86 instruction set, etc...