Linux ACPI to IBM and Lenovo: help!

If you know someone at IBM or Lenovo, the Linux-ACPI community needs more involvement from you, please help.


——– Forwarded Message ——–
Subject:     ibm-acpi developers not responding despite serious bugs and debuggers
Date:     Sat, 30 Jan 2016 13:22:27 +0000
From:     jono <>
To:     Rafael J. Wysocki <>
CC:     ACPI Devel Maling List <>,

Dear Rafael,
Sorry to trouble you, but a number of us are having lots of grief
getting a response from ibm/lenovo regarding acpi bugs in newer models
like the Helix 2. The bugs make these machines difficult to use, and
there are various reports of this on the internet, along with people
willing to debug patches. But it’s impossible to contact anyone on the
ibm-acpi team to help with this. Do you know who we can contact to
help sort these bugs out? Myself and others are polite, fairly tech
savy, and willing to help, so I’m a bit puzzled by the silence from
this team.

The example is the Helix 2, see:

and various repetitions of this…

For more information, see the Linux-ACPI mailing list archives on

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