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Re: CVS commit: src/sys/arch/x86/x86
Bernd Ernesti wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 12, 2009 at 08:36:36AM +0000, Stephen Borrill wrote:
>> Module Name: src
>> Committed By: sborrill
>> Date: Mon Jan 12 08:36:36 UTC 2009
>> Modified Files:
>> src/sys/arch/x86/x86: mpacpi.c
>> Log Message:
>> Return ENOENT instead of panicking when irq doesn't equal line
>> (mpacpi_findintr_linkdev: irq mismatch). This doesn't fix the cause of
>> kern/38540, but stops the bogus panic. It's pretty definite that the device
>> with the mismatched irq will not function.
> But it is not obvious why it doesn't work for non technical persons.
In my case, the device didn't actually exist (see references to 'ghost'
vr on current-users).
A diagnostic message is also printed with the ACPI link name, so it's
not really any different from any other device that fails to attach,
i.e. it doesn't fail silently.
> Thats what the panic will 'fix'.
I could have added "OK joerg@" who concurred with removing the panic.
Dr. Stephen Borrill
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