Subject: Re: ACPI not finding tables
To: Martin Husemann <>
From: Cliff Albert <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/26/2002 12:49:46
On donderdag, dec 26, 2002, at 11:37 Europe/Amsterdam, Martin Husemann 

> mainbus0 (root)
> cpu0 at mainbus0: (uniprocessor)
> cpu0: Intel Pentium/MMX (Tillamook) (586-class), 233.88 MHz, id 0x581
> cpu0: features 8001bf<FPU,VME,DE,PSE,TSC,MSR,MCE,CX8>
> cpu0: features 8001bf<MMX>
>     ACPI-0162: *** Error: AcpiLoadTables: Could not get RSDP, 
>     ACPI-0216: *** Error: AcpiLoadTables: Could not load tables: 
> ACPI: unable to load tables: 2
> pci0 at mainbus0 bus 0: configuration mode 1
> Is this the way of the ACPI code to tell me this machine does not 
> support
> ACPI? Win9x/ME enables all devices just fine, but Win2K is not 
> supported for
> this machine. Is this IBMs way of telling me it does not have ACPI?

As this machine is a Pentium 233 it's likely that this thinkpad does 
not support ACPI. As i recall it only started around the P3 era.

  Cliff Albert <>