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Re: ACPI problems
On Thu, 28 Jan 2010 18:55:06 +0200
Aioanei Rares <bsdlisten%gmail.com@localhost> wrote:
> Sad Clouds wrote:
> > I'm having weird problems with ACPI on NetBSD-5.0_STABLE, running on
> > dual Pentium 3 machine.
> > Running 'shutdown -p' sometimes powers off the system and sometimes
> > it leaves it still running.
> > I've noticed the following error messages in the log file:
> > Jan 27 11:34:23 p3smp /netbsd: ACPI Error (hwacpi-0225): Hardware
> > did not change modes 
> > Jan 27 11:34:23 p3smp /netbsd: ACPI Error (evxfevnt-0171): Could not
> > transition to ACPI mode 
> > Jan 27 11:34:23 p3smp /netbsd: ACPI Warning (utxface-0233):
> > AcpiEnable failed [2 0080321]
> > Jan 27 11:34:23 p3smp /netbsd: ACPI: unable to enable:
> > AE_NO_HARDWARE_RESPONSE
> > Any idea of this could be a hardware fault or perhaps software
> > related to NetBSD kernel?
> My first bet would be hardware fault, but there's a simple way to
> test this : try a livecd of you choice (BSD, Linux, etc.) and try a
> shutdown -hp (BSD) or shutdown -h (Linux)
> Best regards,
Yeah you were right. I booted Solaris and it showed up the same error
I think I found what it was. I removed an old PCI Symbios SCSI card from
one of the PCI slots and ACPI error messages seem to have stopped. So
maybe it was causing a hardware conflict of some sort.
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