ACPI Warning: Converted Buffer to expected String
jkim at FreeBSD.org
Tue Oct 13 22:16:13 UTC 2009
On Tuesday 13 October 2009 05:50 pm, Lawrence Stewart wrote:
> Jung-uk Kim wrote:
> > by new ACPICA. However, if you see "ACPI Error", that's
> > something to worry about, e.g., cannot convert predefined types.
> So I should be worried about this line from my Toshiba R600
> laptop's dmesg?
> ACPI Error: Package List length (0xC) larger than NumElements count
> (0x4), truncated
Strictly speaking, it is an error because ACPI specification says so
(hence the error message). However, no exception is returned because
of Windows compatibility according to the comments in the source.
If everything is working fine, just ignore it. :-)
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