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Re: port-amd64/42895 (Weird ACPI messages every 30 seconds on the console)
On Wed 20 Apr 2011 at 05:56:38 +0000, jruoho%NetBSD.org@localhost wrote:
> Synopsis: Weird ACPI messages every 30 seconds on the console
> State-Changed-From-To: open->feedback
> State-Changed-By: jruoho%NetBSD.org@localhost
> State-Changed-When: Wed, 20 Apr 2011 05:56:37 +0000
> I applied some fixes for these issues in 5.99.X -current. Can you see
> whether these made any difference? (Unfortunately, without the actual
> hardware, issues like this are extremely difficult to debug, leaving
> just some vague ideas on what might be wrong.)
I have to admit I just looked at the issue again a few days ago.
I used a recent -current (maybe about a week old now) and I re-adapted
my config file from GENERIC. This added
acpicpu* at cpu? # ACPI CPU (including frequency scaling)
and this silences the messages!
(If this is because everything works now, or the failing attempt is not
tried any more, I don't know yet).
However, twice now the kernel with this option has frozen completely on
me, within minutes after boot and login.
I also noticed that estd (for dynamic frequency scaling) didn't like to
work any more. It claimed not to recognize the cpu. I had to re-add
even though there also is
est0 at cpu0 # Intel Enhanced SpeedStep (non-ACPI)
This is probably unrelated, though.
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