recent virtualbox breakage
decke at bluelife.at
Sat Oct 23 07:52:56 UTC 2010
On Fri, 22 Oct 2010 17:06:34 -0500, Brandon Gooch
<jamesbrandongooch at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 15, 2010 at 8:29 AM, Michael Butler
> <imb at protected-networks.net> wrote:
>> On 10/15/10 09:19, Bernhard Froehlich wrote:
>>> On Fri, 15 Oct 2010 08:08:39 -0400, Michael Butler
>>> <imb at protected-networks.net> wrote:
>>>> kBuild: iasl DevicesR3 -
>>>> 736: Name (_CID, "smc-napa")
>>>> Error 4001 -
>>>> String must be entirely alphanumeric ^
>>>> *** Error code 1
>> [ .. ]
>>> I don't know enough about acpi to properly fix this but how about
>>> trying to follow the error message? So replace "smc-napa" with "smcnapa"
>>> and see if it works. Probably jkim@ has some time to look into that.
>> After removing the hyphen, it compiles, installs and runs as expected,
> Same situation here. What are the implications of this change? Is the
> 'smc-napa' some sort of label?
I've spoken to the virtualbox developers and our acpi@ guys but could
not get an answer yet who is wrong. You can get the details at the
thread on acpi:
Best solution for now is to remove the hyphen but I think a proper
solution would be to fix the regression in acpica.
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