Re: [BUG FIX] Make x86_32 uni-processor Atomic ops, Atomic
From: Michael S. Zick
Date: Thu May 28 2009 - 17:21:40 EST
On Thu May 28 2009, Pavel Machek wrote:
> > > > > I have seen some problems on via c7m based machines, where some 'smart
> > > > > bios person' implemented EC access in AML (normally, it is accessed
> > > > > from ec.c driver). Maybe you have similary bad bios?
> > > >
> > > > How to tell or distingush?
> > > > Did your looking at the dmidecode output show you that?
> > >
> > > Disassemble DSDT, and if you see strange code duplicating kernel's
> > > ec.c driver, you have similar problem...
> > Someone did that but wasn't looking for "strange code" - just fixing
> > some entry size errors.
> > You can find the replacement DSDT here:
> > http://forum.netbookuser.com/viewtopic.php?pid=6512#p6512
> > (Which I am not using, since it mostly cosmetic.)
> Ok, it does not seem to have braindead EC implementation. The DSDT
> does not look familiar, so it may be different issue. (Or it is same
> issue and we were not able to debug it due to all the BIOS problems.)
Thanks for taking a look,
it would have meant nothing to me.
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