Re: [PATCH] amd76x_pm on 2.6.0-test9 cleanup

From: Tony Lindgren
Date: Tue Nov 04 2003 - 16:20:01 EST

* Charles Lepple <clepple@xxxxxx> [031104 13:05]:
> On Tuesday, November 4, 2003, at 03:21 PM, Pasi Savolainen wrote:
> >* Tony Lindgren <tony@xxxxxxxxxxx> [031104 21:24]:
> >>I have problem where my S2460 goes into sleep for a while if compiled
> >>in,
> >>but this does not happen when loaded as module.
> >
> >Could you have some AMD_76X -define left over? I skimmed through MP &
> >MPX AMD documents, but found nothing incriminating.
> >Could it be ACPI doing it's things with S -states? (it does check for
> >SMP, but does report S -states as supported). And if ACPI isn't
> >enabled, could you toggle it on, or vice-versa.
> I wonder if the initialization code puts the chipset to sleep as it is
> setting up the stopgrant control bits?
> Here's a wild hypothesis: module loads, twiddles the registers, and the
> chipset enters sleep mode. In certain cases, enough interrupts are
> unmasked that the next interrupt wakes the chipset up, and things
> continue on their merry way. In other cases, it takes an ACPI interrupt
> (which, in my case, has not been initialized, since my BIOS evidently
> doesn't officially support ACPI C states) to wake things up (e.g. from
> a front-panel button).

Yeah, that makes sense.

> FWIW, I just found this in the dmesg output:
> irq 9: nobody cared!
> Call Trace:
> [<c010b7ba>] __report_bad_irq+0x2a/0x90
> [<c010b8ac>] note_interrupt+0x6c/0xa0
> [<c010bbdb>] do_IRQ+0x15b/0x190
> [<c0109d88>] common_interrupt+0x18/0x20
> [<e10ac26d>] amd76x_smp_idle+0x0/0xba [amd76x_pm]
> [<e10ac302>] amd76x_smp_idle+0x95/0xba [amd76x_pm]
> [<c0106f63>] cpu_idle+0x33/0x40
> [<c0120f04>] printk+0x164/0x1d0
> handlers:
> [<c01ebeb3>] (acpi_irq+0x0/0x16)
> Disabling IRQ #9
> Interestingly enough, I guess the 'button' module has claimed IRQ 9,
> since I have this in /proc/interrupts:
> 9: 5013 94989 IO-APIC-edge acpi
> Well, I'm officially confused :-)

Is your ACPI button a module too? Maybe load ACPI button first, then

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