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Re: weird ACPI error messages on Compaq laptop

On Sat, Feb 27, 2010 at 04:53:50PM +0100, Rhialto wrote:
> On Sat 27 Feb 2010 at 13:38:56 +0100, Matthias Drochner wrote:
> > It might help to instrument acpiecdt_find() to see why the
> > embedded controller driver doesn't attach early.
> > Or to check acpidump whether there is a "ECDT" table at all.
> I don't see any "ECDT" in the output from acpidump...

The ECDT is a completely separate table and thus different from the more
common DSDT. You have to dump it via

# acpidump -t ecdt

> > Didn't check the spec, but perhaps the assumption in the code
> > that a ECDT must be present if the EC is needed for device
> > initialization is just wrong?
> I put the full .asl file at,
> just in case it can tell you anything.

File also a bug report and attach the table(s) to it. Just so that this will
not get lost.

- Jukka.

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