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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Gracely handle GPE dispatch failure
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On Thursday, April 16, 2015 04:37:45 PM H.J. Lu wrote:
> When GPE dispatch fails due to missing handler, kernel issues
>
> ACPI Error: No handler for Region
> ACPI Error: Region EmbeddedControl
> ACPI Error: Method parse/execution failed
> ACPI Exception: AE_NOT_EXIST, while evaluating GPE method
>
> and goes ahead enable GPE anyway. After that, kernel goes into an
> infinite loop:
>
> ACPI Error: No handler for Region
> ACPI Error: Region EmbeddedControl
> ACPI Error: Method parse/execution failed
> ACPI Exception: AE_NOT_EXIST, while evaluating GPE method
>
> and repeat. This patch avoids the infinite loop by not enabling GPE if
> GPE dispatch fails.

First, please send patches inline not in attachements.

Second, please CC this one to linux-acpi@vger.kernel.org and to the ACPICA
maintainers as per the information in the MAINTAINERS file.

Thanks!


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Rafael J. Wysocki, Intel Open Source Technology Center.


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