ACPI problems with Compaq Evo N610c

Robert =?unknown-8bit?Q?Blacqui=E8re?= freebsd-current at
Sun Aug 31 21:29:40 PDT 2003

I don't seem to have these problems. I use xbattbar without problem. 

I use this acpi_dsdt code:

On Sun, Aug 31, 2003 at 07:50:03PM -0700, Doug Barton wrote:
> I got interested in this recently because I inherited one of these
> laptops from work.
> On Wed, 30 Jul 2003, Cagle, John (ISS-Houston) wrote:
> I just updated to F.15, and it does indeed fix the windows bit in the
> output of 'acpidump -d'. However, even with Tony's recommendation of
> removing the acquire/release of _GL in methods C12C and C12D, I still
> can't get xbatt or wmbattery to run, even with the very latest -current
> (which has had at least one acpi stack upgrade since 7/30). When I run
> either command, it locks the box tight. If I ever get a cursor back, I
> have to Ctrl-Alt-Backspace to get out of X, since I can't actually type
> anything.
> I have a feeling that my acpi table didn't actually get overridden
> though, due to the following from dmesg:
> ACPI: DSDT was overridden.
>         -0424: *** Error: UtAllocate: Could not allocate size 6e49202a
>     ACPI-0428: *** Error: Could not allocate table memory for [/*
>  ] length 6e49202a
>     ACPI-0368: *** Error: Could not copy override ACPI table,
> Also, the "before" and "after" acpidump's don't show anything different.
> So, I'm curious if wmbatt is still working for Tony and Robert or not
> with the latest -current.
> The other problem I'm having is that doing 'sysctl -a', or just 'sysctl
> hw.acpi' locks the system tight for a couple minutes, and never
> completes. The last line that's printed to the screen is:
> hw.acpi.thermal.tz1._ACx: -1 -1 -1 -1 -1 -1 -1 -1 -1 -1
> Any ideas on that one?
> Thanks,
> Doug
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