Changes between Version 14 and Version 15 of Requirements


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Mar 22, 2013, 10:52:26 PM (6 years ago)
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  • Requirements

    v14 v15  
    66devices may not work when booting without the PSD, but your system should boot.   
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    8 Your system must have valid ACPI tables in order to use this software. This
    9 software is not supported on systems without ACPI tables, and this software
    10 may not function correctly on systems with bad ACPI tables.
     8Hardware and BIOS:
     9* Your system must have generic, standards compliant hardware. The PSD has workarounds for, and will work on systems with minor hardware quirks. However, systems that employ major deviations from the standards may not work properly. See the Problematic Hardware and Vendors section below.
     10* Your system must have valid ACPI tables that properly describe the hardware. The PSD has workarounds for some common minor ACPI defects, so systems with these minor ACPI defects will work. Systems with seriously broken ACPI tables will not work properly.
     11* If any devices uses an interrupt higher than 31, those devices will not work and may prevent the system from booting.
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    1213BIOS settings:
     
    2324* The old OS2APIC.PSD cannot be used with this software.
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    25 == Problematic Vendors ==
    26 Systems from Acer and Packard Bell are known to have serious compatibility problems and may not work properly. Systems from Dell are also problematic, but usually can be made to work.
     26== Problematic Hardware and Vendors ==
     27* Systems from Acer are known to have serious compatibility problems and may not work properly.
     28* Systems from Packard Bell have been reported to not work properly.
     29* Some motherboards that use an Nvidia chipset have serious compatibility problems and usually will not work properly.
     30* A few systems from Dell have issues, but usually can be made to work.
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    2832== Suspend / Resume ==