[Debian-eeepc-devel] WLAN toggle fix for the 900A - how to figure out the exact EeePC Model with a script?

Alan Jenkins sourcejedi.lkml at googlemail.com
Sun Sep 20 16:01:16 UTC 2009

On 9/20/09, Andreas Schreiner <andreas.schreiner at sonnenmulde.at> wrote:
> Hi!
> I finally found time to look into and fix the issues with WLAN toggle
> on the EeePC 900a. This EeePC still needs the pciehp_force=1 switch
> for the pciehp kernel module at least until Kernel 2.6.32 as it seems.
> I now want to patch the /etc/init.d/eeepc-acpi-scripts file to use
> pciehp_force as long as it resides on a 900A model. For that I
> obviously have to figure out the exact EeePc model. I once saw a file
> (in /proc or /sys I believe) that had the exact model in it but I am
> currently unable to find it. Does anybody know where/how to read the
> exact model? Did the EeePC specific kernel module(s) change so that
> this file is no longer available? Any more information?
> Thanks for any help!
> Andreas

Thanks for looking at this.  You're probably thinking of the directory


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