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SubjectRe: ACPI: EC: GPE storm detected, transactions will use polling mode
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Cool,
Then I'll just leave it as is
And move on to other tasks that I have. Thanks for the info and help

Regards;

justin P. Mattock



On Nov 16, 2008, at 4:44 AM, "Rafael J. Wysocki" <rjw@sisk.pl> wrote:

> 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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