[arch-dev-public] [arch] kernel, acpi changes and alsa bumped to 1.0.14rc3

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Thu Apr 19 19:54:40 EDT 2007

On 4/19/07, James <iphitus at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 4/15/07, Tobias Powalowski <t.powa at gmx.de> wrote:
> > Hi folks,
> > the new kernel has acpi modules as much modularized as possible, it was
> > requested due to some people having problems with the monitoring modules in
> > the kernel.
> >
> > I have written a small wiki about the acpi modules, you need to add them to
> > your MODULES=() array in rc.conf.
> >
> Why wasnt this put into testing first at least?
> As we can see from the thread in [arch], we've already come across one
> person whose fan is controlled via acpi... and had an overheat as a
> result.
> Secondly, is modularising them really a solution?
> - You could have tracked down which one exactly is causing the
> problem, and modularised that
> - Or heaven above, file a bug upstream at LKML.
> - If this is a real problem, then other distros would have done the
> same, and you should have found their autodetection scripts before
> doing this here.
> this is going to annoy more people than it is going to fix problems
> for, and this is unacceptable when there's other solutions available.
> and... what was the bug? can't find it on the bug tracker.
> James

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