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SubjectRe: ACPI: EC: GPE storm detected, transactions will use polling mode
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On Sunday, 16 of November 2008, Alexey Starikovskiy wrote:
> Justin P. Mattock wrote:
> > Well; reverting:
> > http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commitdiff;h=06cf7d3c7af902939cd1754abcafb2464060cba8
> > is keeping the system from having a gpe storm
> > (for at least four hours now);
> > haven't had a chance to drain the battery and see
> > the affects from that scenario.
> >
> >
> Justin, by decreasing threshold, we just change how often _detection_ of
> the storm fires, not the storm itself.

Yes, I think what happens is that we just detect the interrupt storm with the
lower threshold, so the storm occured anyway previously, but it went unnoticed
(not necessarily a good thing).

There is nothing to worry about as long as the box works as expected.

Thanks,
Rafael


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