BIOS passwords and brightness settings = instability

Andrea Ratto andrearatto_liste at yahoo.it
Wed Jul 2 11:36:20 CDT 2008


To all dell users who have a password set in their BIOS and run a recent
gnome based distro (ubuntu hardy, fedora 9) I recommend to check out
this bug on launchpad:
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/hal/+bug/189814

Especially if experiencing instabilities or momentaneous lock-ups.

It has really annoyed me for about a month, so I tought I might save
someone the pain.
Bye



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