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Date:	Fri, 4 Jul 2008 16:23:32 +0000
From:	"Justin Mattock" <justinmattock@...il.com>
To:	"Alexey Starikovskiy" <aystarik@...il.com>
Cc:	"Matthew Garrett" <mjg59@...f.ucam.org>,
	"Eduard - Gabriel Munteanu" <eduard.munteanu@...ux360.ro>,
	"Rafael J. Wysocki" <rjw@...k.pl>,
	"Linux Kernel Mailing List" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
	"ACPI Devel Maling List" <linux-acpi@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: dsdt buggy acpi

On Fri, Jul 4, 2008 at 11:32 AM, Alexey Starikovskiy <aystarik@...il.com> wrote:
> Justin Mattock wrote:
>>
>> On Wed, Jul 2, 2008 at 4:35 PM, Matthew Garrett <mjg59@...f.ucam.org>
>> wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> On Wed, Jul 02, 2008 at 04:30:11PM +0000, Justin Mattock wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>>
>>>> Hello; what info is supplied with EFI i.g. I'm using a macbook pro.
>>>> After looking at:
>>>> http://acpi.sourceforge.net/dsdt/view.php I was unable to locate
>>>> anything with apple, or at least
>>>> couldn't find the manufacture number.
>>>> If somebody has already done this, I was wondering if it would be O.K.
>>>> if I can attached my dsdt.dsl with the errors,
>>>> and my explanation of what I changed, just so If I did something
>>>> completely wrong
>>>>
>>>
>>> iasl will complain about code that the Linux interpreter will happily
>>> accept. If the only reason you've made changes is that iasl complains,
>>> then it's unlikely that there's any functional difference as a result.
>>> Otherwise, work out which changes fix which Linux bugs and file a bug
>>> at bugzilla.kernel.org against acpi.
>>>
>>> --
>>> Matthew Garrett | mjg59@...f.ucam.org
>>>
>>>
>>
>> Hello; I modified dsdt because iasl was complaining, As a result like
>> what you said
>> "then it's unlikely that there's any functional difference as a
>> result" is probably
>> what I'm seeing. As for a bug report I already have one filed. As to
>> why I'm messing with
>> the dsdt, just trying to isolate the problem with the bug I have
>> already filed., or at least
>> get a better idea of what is happening. Anyways thanks for the info.
>> regards;
>>
>>
>
> For difference, you should look for "Darwin", this is how MacOS X identifies
> itself to hardware.
>
>
> Regards,
> Alex.
>

Hello;
So adding acpi_osi=Darwin will work for boot parameter. Also I wanted
to apologize If I pissed you off,
I didn't quite understand what was really happening, and now after
looking into the scenario, I think I need to find out
what is going on with my GPE's, this way you're detector(ec.c) won't
be going off so frequently.
regards;

-- 
Justin P. Mattock
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