NovusBogus wrote:It's a Bay Trail box so old age isn't a factor, but it wouldn't surprise me at all if the bios has problems. Version 1.0 and I've seen more config options in embedded SBCs...
Chrispy_ wrote:Call me crazy, but isn't ACPI a standard? It's system states like C1E, S1 sleep etc - which are near-universal these days.
A new board may support more states than an old XP-era board but I would have though it'd still need to support the original ones too, because as time has passed there have become more advanced states.
JBI may be right in that it's buggy and untested with XP because XP isn't worth the effort, but since ACPI controls power try disabling all the power-saving features you can find in the BIOS.
Another (probably fruitless) possibility is that XP isn't understanding AHCI properly, which ties into ACPI and is often the cause of OS-boot bluescreens on older operating systems. If it's okay to trash the second OS, try putting the SATA mode to "IDE" instead of ACHI.
Savyg wrote:I'd still think he ought to check the UEFI for any settings that might be affecting it like HPET/APIC/AHCI stuff, but I honestly don't know XP well enough to say. I know it doesn't support AHCI at all OOTB, but I don't know what else can affect it.
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