PATCH: new acpi embedded controller I/O model

Torfinn Ingolfsen torfinn.ingolfsen at
Thu Mar 8 20:38:19 UTC 2007

On Mon, 26 Feb 2007 18:20:02 -0800
Nate Lawson <nate at> wrote:

> If you are having EC timeout problems as in the below PR, please try
> the latest EC code.  I just committed it in rev 1.69 of acpi_ec.c to
> -current. Attached is the patch for 6-stable.

FWIW, my Acer Aspire AS5672 laptop didn't have EC timeout problems, but
I tested this patch anyway. It didn't make a practical difference that
I could notice.
Here is the dmesg output after the patch:
and output of 'sysctl hw.acpi':
dmesg output before the patch:

More about the laptop and its' problems with FreeBSD here:
Torfinn Ingolfsen,

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