[Linux-Desktops] New BIOS on Dell XPS 15

Enrico Tagliavini enrico.tagliavini at gmail.com
Thu Mar 8 08:31:50 CST 2018


Hello there,

   it's a while now I'm experiencing some issue with ACPI after a BIOS
update some months ago. I tried to wait for some new kernel and BIOS
releases to see if the issue solved itself but it didn't. I get a lot
of ACPI Errors, lookup errors and table load errors. While I have no
scientific data I would say the battery life of the laptop dropped
about 2-3 hours after this happened.

Detailed infos about the issue can be found at [1] and [2]. The latter
link is a comment from a Red Hat developer and it's claiming it as
being a faulty firmware. I would like to hear a second opinion on that
and where to report such kind of issue eventually.

Thank you.

Kind regards.

Enrico Tagliavini

[1] https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=198877
[2] https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1413342#c43



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