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SubjectRe: [BUG 2.6.30_rc1] powernow-k8: oops during initialization
Hi,

On Thu, Apr 16, 2009 at 02:32:45PM +0300, Ozan Çağlayan wrote:

> [ 4.085400] powernow-k8: Found 1 AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 4800+ processors (2 cpu cores) (version 2.20.00)
> [ 4.103978] ------------[ cut here ]------------
> [ 4.122674] WARNING: at arch/x86/kernel/cpu/cpufreq/powernow-k8.c:1257 powernowk8_cpu_init+0x487/0x994()
> [ 4.142059] Hardware name: Unknow

> [ 4.161164] [Firmware Bug]: powernow-k8: Your BIOS does not provide ACPI _PSS objects in a way that Linux understands. Please report this to the Linux ACPI maintainers and complain to your BIOS vendor.

Just read what the message says: it is not a kernel bug but simply your
BIOS is missing the _PSS objects on which powernow-k8 relies. I'm pretty
sure you had similar message in earlier kernels but it was a simple
warning then.

Is it possible to upgrade your BIOS? If you're lucky, it might've been
fixed :).

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Regards/Gruss,
Boris.
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