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Bug#420678: dmesg spam: ACPI: Unable to turn cooling device [c18e0dec] 'on'

On Thu, 02 Aug 2007, Bryan Donlan wrote:

> I don't have the time to test just now (I'll try to get it done in a
> few days) but note that the following command stops the spam:
> echo -n 100:80:70:65:0 > /proc/acpi/thermal_zone/THRM/trip_points
> So it seems the thermal trip values are set to some insane values by
> default on my board. I'll look into newer kernels and/or bios upgrades
> in a few days, but it seems reasonable that the kernel should detect
> negative values (which I'd been seeing before I executed that command)
> and suppress the message in favor of a one-time "Your bios is broken"
> message.

but it makes no sense to poke upstream if it is already fixed inbetween.
trunk will get 2.6.23-rc2 packages soonest, see apt lines
-> http://wiki.debian.org/DebianKernel
thanks for your feedback


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