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Date:      Mon, 23 Jun 2003 06:42:40 -0700 (PDT)
From:      Shizuka Kudo <shizukakudo_99@yahoo.com>
To:        Julian Elischer <julian@elischer.org>, "Kenneth D. Merry" <ken@kdm.org>
Cc:        freebsd-current@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: acpi patch for dell laptop?
Message-ID:  <20030623134240.20258.qmail@web11401.mail.yahoo.com>
In-Reply-To: <Pine.BSF.4.21.0306222307490.79545-100000@InterJet.elischer.org>

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--- Julian Elischer <julian@elischer.org> wrote:
> doesn't work for several models.. Including Inspiron 7500.
> WHo knows enough about this to be able to look at debug info
> I have?

John Baldwin has posted a patch which worked for me on my Thinkpad 600X with the same "ACPI-0340"
error.

http://docs.freebsd.org/cgi/getmsg.cgi?fetch=214877+0+archive/2003/freebsd-current/20030615.freebsd-current

> 
> My system gives lots of:
> acpi_cpu: throttling enabled, 8 steps (100% to 12.5%), currently 100.0%
>     ACPI-0432: *** Error: Handler for [EmbeddedControl] returned
> AE_ERROR
>     ACPI-1287: *** Error: Method execution failed [\\_SB_.BAT1._STA]
> (Node 0xc167ed60), AE_ERROR
>     ACPI-0340: *** Error: Could not release ACPI Global Lock,
> AE_BAD_PARAMETER
>     ACPI-0340: *** Error: Could not release ACPI Global Lock,
> AE_BAD_PARAMETER
> ad0: 24207MB <IBM-DARA-225000> [49184/16/63] at ata0-master UDMA33
>     ACPI-0340: *** Error: Could not release ACPI Global Lock,
> AE_BAD_PARAMETER
> acd0: DVD-ROM <TOSHIBA DVD-ROM SD-C2402> at ata1-master UDMA33
> Mounting root from ufs:/dev/ad0s4a
>     ACPI-0340: *** Error: Could not release ACPI Global Lock,
> AE_BAD_PARAMETER
>     ACPI-0340: *** Error: Could not release ACPI Global Lock,
> AE_BAD_PARAMETER
>     ACPI-0340: *** Error: Could not release ACPI Global Lock,
> AE_BAD_PARAMETER
>     ACPI-0340: *** Error: Could not release ACPI Global Lock,
> AE_BAD_PARAMETER
> [...]
> 
> 
> 
> On Sun, 22 Jun 2003, Kenneth D. Merry wrote:
> 
> > On Sat, Jun 21, 2003 at 00:13:10 +0200, Stijn Hoop wrote:
> > > On Fri, Jun 20, 2003 at 05:29:30PM -0400, Mike Sturdee wrote:
> > > > Where can I find the latest, greatest patch that fixes this?
> > > 
> > > Try this URL:
> > > 
> > > http://sandcat.nl/~stijn/freebsd/dell.php
> > > 
> > > and let me know if it works.
> > 
> > It seems to work for me.  The ACPI warnings about zero length buffers go
> > away at least.
> > 
> > I've got a Dell Inspirion 8500, A03 BIOS.
> > 
> > Ken
> > -- 
> > Kenneth Merry
> > ken@kdm.org
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