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ACPI Driver Package version 3.23.07 released

An ACPI packageArca Noae is pleased to announce the immediate availability of our ACPI Driver Package for ArcaOS, OS/2, and eComStation version 3.23.07.

This release contains a fix for a defect that exists in all versions of all SMP kernels which can cause unexplained traps and possible data corruption.

The effect of the defect occurs very rarely and only on multi-CPU systems, but the possibility of seeing it increases on faster and busier systems.

Because of the serious nature of this defect, this update is highly recommended for all SMP kernel users.

The ACPICA module was also updated to the latest version from Intel.

If you have ArcaOS, this driver package is available for download from the Arca Noae website as part of the Support & Maintenance subscription for your ArcaOS product. Please log into your account and see your ArcaOS order details page to access your software.

If you have an Arca Noae OS/2 & eCS Drivers and Software Subscription, this driver package is available for download from the Arca Noae website as part of your Arca Noae OS/2 & eCS Drivers and Software Subscription. Please log into your account in order to access your software.

If you are still running OS/2 and/or eComStation systems and haven’t yet purchased a software subscription, this is a great reason to do so now. It may also be a good time to consider moving up to ArcaOS.

ACPI Driver Package version 3.23.06 released

An ACPI packageArca Noae is pleased to announce the immediate availability of our ACPI Driver Package for OS/2 and eComStation version 3.23.06.

This release contains the following changes:

  • Updated to ACPICA 20170629. See https://acpica.org/ for details.
  • Fixed a problem handling interrupts > 47
  • Implemented limited message interrupt support.
  • Prevent the use of interrupts > 31 on kernels which don’t support them.
  • Enhanced kernel detection due to problems with older kernels.

NOTE: This version will limit the number of interrupts to 32 for older kernels to avoid known problems which cause kernel traps. Most people will not be affected by this change. Please see the ACPI Requirements wiki for more details about this issue.

More information about the ACPI Driver Package may be found in the ACPI Driver wiki.

This release is an update for all users and is newer than the version in ArcaOS 5.0.1.

If you have ArcaOS, this driver package is available for download from the Arca Noae website as part of the Support & Maintenance subscription for your ArcaOS product. Please log into your account and see your ArcaOS order details page to access your software.

If you have an Arca Noae OS/2 & eCS Drivers and Software Subscription, this driver package is available for download from the Arca Noae website as part of your Arca Noae OS/2 & eCS Drivers and Software Subscription. Please log into your account in order to access your software.

If you are still running OS/2 and/or eComStation systems and haven’t yet purchased a software subscription, this is a great reason to do so now. It may also be a good time to consider moving up to ArcaOS.

ACPI Driver Package version 3.23.05 released

An ACPI packageArca Noae is pleased to announce the immediate availability of our ACPI Driver Package for OS/2 and eComStation version 3.23.05.

This is a maintenance release containing the following changes:

  • Updated to ACPICA 20170119. See acpica.org for details.
  • Enhanced debugging support.

This driver package is available for download from the Arca Noae website as part of your Arca Noae OS/2 & eCS Drivers and Software Subscription. Please log into your account in order to access your software.

More information about the ACPI Driver Package may be found in the ACPI Driver wiki.

If you haven’t yet purchased a software subscription, this is a great reason to do so now.

ACPI Package version 3.23.04 released

An ACPI packageArca Noae is pleased to announce the immediate availability of our ACPI Package for OS/2 and eComStation version 3.23.04.

This release contains the following changes:

  • Updated to ACPICA 20160930. See acpica.org for details.
  • Fixed minor issue when running in PIC mode related to the 64 interrupt support change.
  • Improved how the PSD integrates with the kernel. This fixes a minor issue related to the 64 interrupt support.
  • Fixed a problem in InstallDebugFiles.cmd.

This driver package is available for download from the Arca Noae website as part of your Arca Noae OS/2 & eCS Drivers and Software Subscription. Please log into your account in order to access your software.

More information about the ACPI Package may be found in the ACPI wiki.

If you haven’t yet purchased a software subscription, this is a great reason to do so now.

ACPI package version 3.23.03 released

An ACPI packageArca Noae is pleased to announce the immediate availability of our ACPI Package for OS/2 and eComStation version 3.23.03.

This release contains the following changes:

  • Updated to ACPICA 20160831.
  • Added support for up to 64 interrupts.
  • Removed automatic fallback to VW if too many interrupts. Use of /VW is discouraged. Use of /VW can cause failures on modern hardware.
  • Some minor fixes to the Warpin installer.

This driver package is available for download from the Arca Noae website as part of your Arca Noae OS/2 & eCS Drivers and Software Subscription. Please log into your account in order to access your software.

More information about the ACPI Package may be found in the ACPI wiki.

If you haven’t yet purchased a software subscription, this is a great reason to do so now.

ACPI package version 3.23.02 released

An ACPI packageArca Noae is pleased to announce the immediate availability of our ACPI Package for OS/2 and eComStation version 3.23.02.

This release contains the following changes:

  • Updated to ACPICA 20160527. ACPI 6.1 is now supported.
  • Fixed some issues with toolkit programs
  • There are toolkit changes with this version.

This driver package is available for download from the Arca Noae website as part of your Arca Noae OS/2 & eCS Drivers and Software Subscription. Please log into your account in order to access your software.

More information about the ACPI Package may be found in the ACPI wiki.

If you haven’t yet purchased a software subscription, this is a great reason to do so now.

ACPI package version 3.23.01 released

An ACPI packageArca Noae is pleased to announce the immediate availability of our ACPI Package for OS/2 and eComStation version 3.23.01.

This release contains the following changes:

  • Updated to ACPICA 20150930. ACPI 6.0 is now supported.
  • Documentation updates and corrections.
  • Fixed a problem which caused a reboot on some systems when a trap occurred.
  • Automatically limit to Virtual Wire mode on systems with unsupported IOAPIC setups.
  • Minor changes to PCI setup for systems which need to run in VW mode.
  • There are toolkit changes with this version.

This driver package is available for download from the Arca Noae website as part of your Arca Noae OS/2 & eCS Drivers and Software Subscription. Please log into your account in order to access your software.

More information about the ACPI Package may be found in the ACPI wiki.

If you haven’t yet purchased a software subscription, this is a great reason to do so now.