E521 bios

Matt Wette matt.wette at earthlink.net
Thu Jan 4 19:58:35 CST 2007


Robin wrote:
> Felix Schwarz wrote:
>> Jason_Mack at dell.com schrieb:
>>> To the best of my knowledge, the E521 issue has not been fixed yet.
>> Dell released a bios update on 01/01/2007 (version 1.1.4) which solved my problems (USB + 
>> system unbootable).
> 
> Sadly I can only report a temporary fix after updating my BIOS. With 
> Fedora Core 6  I now get about 2 hours before I have to move the Mouse 
> to a PCI USB card. An improvement on 10 minutes but still a bug.

Do you have E521 or C521?  I have C521 w/ X2 processor and I have not
had a USB problem for three days now on FC6 (>10 hours of use).  I am
booting with "acpi=noirq" on 2.6.18-1.2869.fc6.

Matt



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