System keeps getting ACPI: EC: timeout message

Bug #283530 reported by David Chen on 2008-10-15
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Bug Description

System keeps getting following messages:

ACPI: EC: acpi_ec_wait timeout, status = 8, expect_event = 1
ACPI: EC: read timeout, command = 164

David Chen (david.chen) wrote :

Tried to add acpi=off in kernel option, which results black screen after reboot.

Jerone Young (jerone) wrote :

What is the kernel version being used ?

See this bug as a possible refrence:
https://bugs.launchpad.net/linux/+bug/191137

Don't know anything about the system. But if it is dual core try acpi=off & apic=off and see what happens.

You want acpi on so it's either an older kernel issue or the embedded control has something wrong and needs an update to fix it.

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