Subject: Re: 1.5beta + TP310E
To: Jukka Marin <email@example.com>
From: David Brownlee <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/07/2000 12:28:30
On Tue, 7 Nov 2000, Jukka Marin wrote:
> > Have you ensured you have the latest BIOS from IBM?
> It's been a few months since the last update.. but if the BIOS was broken,
> why would NetBSD 1.4.x work just fine? Under 1.4.x, there was a little
> delay in the Fn functions - the machine reacted to the keys after 0.5
> seconds or so. Now, when I press Fn and a function key, everything freezes
> (and the contrast / whatever icon never pops up on screen). The only thing
> that works is the power switch.
The BIOS could be only partially broken :)
Seriously, you should probably use anoncvs to see if you can
track down when the problem started - the kernels in the various
ftp snapshots at /pub/NetBSD/arch/i386/snapshot may help shorten
the search time.
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