Re: ACPI WARNING: at drivers/acpi/tables/tbfadt.c:348acpi_tb_create_local_fadt+0x147/0x2f4()

From: Jan Beulich
Date: Thu Jul 17 2008 - 11:30:24 EST

>>> "Andrew Paprocki" <andrew@xxxxxxxxxxx> 17.07.08 16:32 >>>
>On Thu, Jul 17, 2008 at 9:58 AM, Jan Beulich <jbeulich@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>>> "Andrew Paprocki" <andrew@xxxxxxxxxxx> 17.07.08 15:03 >>>
>>>On Thu, Jul 17, 2008 at 8:28 AM, Andi Kleen <ak@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>> Ok, but we can just get that from a table dump.
>>>Output from acpidump is attached.
>> Just as I suspected - the v1 field says 4 bytes, but the v2 field says 8 bits.
>So does the BIOS owner need to fix the table? If you could give me the
>exact text to pass along to the mobo mfr, I will forward it and I can
>get them to release a new BIOS rev.

I'm not sure how else to express what I already said above: They simply
need to get (in ACPI spec terms) the FADT's X_PM1a_EVT_BLK in sync
with PM1_EVT_LEN (and they should at once make sure other
X_PM*_BLK and X_GPE?_BLK fields are in sync with their respective
legacy fields, too - while looking at the dump, it seemed there were more


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