Re: ACPI bombing, ACPI Exception (acpi_bus-0071): AE_NOT_FOUND

From: Kristen Carlson Accardi
Date: Tue Jul 25 2006 - 14:19:35 EST

On Tue, 25 Jul 2006 09:44:06 -0700
"Brown, Len" <len.brown@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> >> Hey guys,
> >>
> >> I am running a 2.6.18-rc1-git7 kernel on my IBM Thinkpad x60s, with
> >>
> >> Whenever the computer is inserted into the dock, ACPI seems to bomb:
> >>
> >>
> >> I was wondering if anyone could help me solve this problem,
> >I believe it
> >> is keeping me from using my cdrom drive on the dock since it does not
> >> show up in /dev. I have also contacted Kristen Accardi
> >about it, who I
> >> believe wrote the dock code... but I wasn't sure if this is a further
> >> problem in ACPI somewhere.
> >>
> >> Here is my full config:
> >>
> >>
> >> Thanks!
> >> George
> >Hello everyone,
> >I am working on getting an x60 to duplicate the cdrom issue
> >this week. However, I was wondering if there was anything we
> >could do about these AE_NOT_FOUND messages. A lot of people
> >believe that they are errors, but in fact they are normal for
> >hotplugging. Would it be ok if I just get rid of that error
> >message? It generates unneccessary consternation.
> In 2.6.17, this was a DEBUG message.
> I'll return it to being a DEBUG message for 2.6.18.
> BTW. I can't follow the URLs above, hopefully you can.
> stashing logs in a bugzilla entry is generally a better method,
> because "bugzilla never forgets".
> thanks,
> -Len

I can't follow them either, but I had looked at them earlier in the week when George contacted me privately. Of course, I stupidly didn't save them then. George, can you make sure you have all this information stored in a bugzilla entry, and the bugzilla can be assigned to me.

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