acpi_smbus_read_2: AE_ERROR 0x10 on a Mac Pro running -STABLE
nate at root.org
Sun Jul 15 23:04:59 UTC 2007
George Hartzell wrote:
> I have an 8-way Mac Pro running -STABLE csup'ed a few weeks ago. It's
> generally working great, but
> acpi_smbus_read_2: AE_ERROR 0x10
> pops up on the console several times per minute. It doesn't seem to
> hurt anything, but it fills up the dmesg buffer and just doesn't seem
> Does it ring any bells? What add'l info can I provide that might help
> shut it up?
It's the acpi_smbat device (smart battery). For some reason, your
system is reporting an error when it reads the battery status every 10
seconds or so.
I don't know much about the SMbus status codes. You could start by
posting your dmesg (AE_ERROR messages trimmed for size).
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