acpi_smbus_read_2: AE_ERROR 0x10 on a Mac Pro running -STABLE
hartzell at alerce.com
Sun Jul 15 23:25:45 UTC 2007
Nate Lawson writes:
> George Hartzell wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 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
> > right.
> > 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).
I've put dmesg -v, dmesg, sysctl hw.acpi, and acpidump -dt output at:
The top of the dmesg -v output seems to have scrolled out of the
Thanks for taking a look at this.
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