thinkpad_acpi: WARNING: Outdated ThinkPad BIOS/EC firmware

Bug #745363 reported by Charles Profitt on 2011-03-29
This bug affects 4 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Canonical Kernel Team

Bug Description

This happened on boot with Natty Beta 1 - LiveCD

ProblemType: KernelOops
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.04
Package: linux-image-2.6.38-7-generic 2.6.38-7.39
Regression: No
Reproducible: No
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.38-7.39-generic 2.6.38
Uname: Linux 2.6.38-7-generic i686
AlsaVersion: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture Driver Version 1.0.23.
Annotation: Your system might become unstable now and might need to be restarted.
Architecture: i386
CRDA: Error: [Errno 2] No such file or directory
 Card hw:0 'ICH6'/'Intel ICH6 with AD1981B at irq 22'
   Mixer name : 'Analog Devices AD1981B'
   Components : 'AC97a:41445374'
   Controls : 26
   Simple ctrls : 18
 Card hw:29 'ThinkPadEC'/'ThinkPad Console Audio Control at EC reg 0x30, fw 74HT26WW-1.01'
   Mixer name : 'ThinkPad EC 74HT26WW-1.01'
   Components : ''
   Controls : 2
   Simple ctrls : 1
 Simple mixer control 'Console',0
   Capabilities: pvolume pvolume-joined pswitch pswitch-joined penum
   Playback channels: Mono
   Limits: Playback 0 - 14
   Mono: Playback 4 [29%] [on]
Date: Tue Mar 29 23:39:27 2011
Failure: oops
Frequency: I don't know.
LiveMediaBuild: Ubuntu 11.04 "Natty Narwhal" - Beta 1 i386 (20110329.1)
MachineType: IBM 2525E2U
 Socket 0:
   no product info available
 Socket 0:
   no card
ProcKernelCmdLine: file=/cdrom/preseed/hostname.seed boot=casper initrd=/casper/initrd.lz quiet splash -- maybe-ubiquity
 linux-restricted-modules-2.6.38-7-generic N/A
 linux-backports-modules-2.6.38-7-generic N/A
 linux-firmware 1.49
 0: phy0: Wireless LAN
  Soft blocked: no
  Hard blocked: no
SourcePackage: linux
Title: thinkpad_acpi: WARNING: Outdated ThinkPad BIOS/EC firmware
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install) 03/14/2006
dmi.bios.vendor: IBM
dmi.bios.version: 74ET61WW (2.06 ) 2525E2U
dmi.board.vendor: IBM
dmi.board.version: Not Available
dmi.chassis.asset.tag: No Asset Information
dmi.chassis.type: 10
dmi.chassis.vendor: IBM
dmi.chassis.version: Not Available
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnIBM:bvr74ET61WW(2.06):bd03/14/2006:svnIBM:pn2525E2U:pvrThinkPadX41:rvnIBM:rn2525E2U:rvrNotAvailable:cvnIBM:ct10:cvrNotAvailable: 2525E2U
dmi.product.version: ThinkPad X41
dmi.sys.vendor: IBM

Charles Profitt (cprofitt) wrote :
tags: added: iso-testing
Charles Profitt (cprofitt) wrote :

Issue resolved by updating bios.

Changed in ubuntu:
milestone: none → ubuntu-11.04-beta-1
status: New → Won't Fix
Pete Graner (pgraner) on 2011-04-25
Changed in ubuntu:
milestone: ubuntu-11.04-beta-1 → none

Closing Oneiric task per comment #2. Thanks.

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