[lm-sensors] [PATCH] asus_atk0110: add support for Asus P7P55D

Luca Tettamanti kronos.it at gmail.com
Tue Sep 29 16:54:33 CEST 2009

On Tue, Sep 29, 2009 at 4:40 PM, Robert Hancock <hancockrwd at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 29, 2009 at 8:07 AM, Luca Tettamanti <kronos.it at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> Hi Robert,
>>>>> I have a new patch for you :)
>>>>> It contains the previous changes to handle the bigger ASBF buffer plus a new
>>>>> method to enable the EC as suggested by Asus. Be sure to compile with
>>>>> HWMON_DEBUG_CHIP enabled.
>>>> Excellent.. seems to work now and give actually updating sensor readings :-)
>>> Have seen a couple of these though, looks like about once an hour:
>>> ACPI Exception: AE_TIME, Returned by Handler for [EmbeddedControl]
>>> (20090903/evregion-424)
>>> ACPI Error (psparse-0537): Method parse/execution failed
>>> [\_SB_.PCI0.SBRG.ASOC.GIT6] (Node ffff88013ba778c0), AE_TIME
>>> ACPI Error (psparse-0537): Method parse/execution failed
>>> [\_SB_.PCI0.SBRG.ASOC.GITM] (Node ffff88013ba6ea40), AE_TIME
>>> ATK0110 ATK0110:00: atk_read_value_new: ACPI exception: AE_TIME
>>> Maybe sometimes the embedded controller takes longer than the timeout
>>> to process, or something?
>> Is there a message like "input buffer is not empty" before that?
> Nope, that's all I'm getting each time it happens. Suggestions/debug
> patches welcome..

drivers/acpi/ec.c:30, uncomment "#define DEBUG"
Next step would be rising the timeouts and/or retry count in ec_poll
(will ask support from ACPI gurus...)


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