cvs commit: src/sys/contrib/dev/acpica dsmthdat.c
rwatson at freebsd.org
Tue Jan 6 14:04:34 PST 2004
On Tue, 6 Jan 2004, Joe Marcus Clarke wrote:
> On Mon, 2004-01-05 at 04:01, Stijn Hoop wrote:
> > On Sat, Jan 03, 2004 at 10:35:01PM -0800, Nate Lawson wrote:
> > > njl 2004/01/03 22:35:01 PST
> > >
> > > FreeBSD src repository
> > >
> > > Modified files: (Branch: INTEL)
> > > sys/contrib/dev/acpica dsmthdat.c
> > > Log:
> > > Fix for "UtAllocate: Attempt to allocate zero bytes" warnings on Dell
> > > laptops that resulted in problems reading battery status. Don't
> > > copy Buffers, Packages, or Regions in DsStoreObjectToLocal().
> > >
> > > Tested by: scottl, sam
> > > Submitted by: Luming Yu (Intel)
> > Does this obsolete Mark Santcroos' patch available from my page
> > (http://sandcat.nl/~stijn/freebsd/dell.php)? If so, I'll add a note to
> > that effect to the page. Unfortunately I won't have time to test this myself,
> > so I'd appreciate it if someone else can verify this.
> I can confirm my Dell 5150 with BIOS A28 is quite happy with this patch.
> I no longer require the AML patch, and all my ACPI stats seem to be
> reporting correctly.
Ditto. My Latitude C600 is now a *lot* happier. No more warnings, but
more importantly, power management now works a lot better (I can monitor
battery state, for example).
Robert N M Watson FreeBSD Core Team, TrustedBSD Projects
robert at fledge.watson.org Senior Research Scientist, McAfee Research
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