acpi_cpu_idle panic (Was: Re: kernel panic with todays source)

Nate Lawson nate at
Tue Nov 18 17:29:56 PST 2003

On Tue, 18 Nov 2003, Eric Anderson wrote:
> >And here is what you requested in your first patch:
> >
> >cale:~> sysctl hw.acpi.cpu
> >hw.acpi.cpu.cx_supported: C1/0
> >hw.acpi.cpu.cx_lowest: 0
> >hw.acpi.cpu.cx_history: 0/0
> Ok - what do I need to do to try this new acpi stuff out?  I'm running
> -current as of Nov 14th, and I'd like to help debug/test this on my
> notebook..

cvsup to -current as of today would be a good first start.  The code was
committed Nov 15.  Then boot with acpi enabled and post the output of
sysctl hw.acpi.cpu.  You can try different levels by doing sysctl
hw.acpi.cpu.cx_lowest=x where x is 0...(number_supported_states - 1)


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