Re: Could the k8temp driver be interfering with ACPI?

From: Andi Kleen
Date: Fri Feb 16 2007 - 13:59:50 EST

Chuck Ebbert <cebbert@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> So, could ACPI and the k8temp driver be at odds?

Yes, there is no locking between ACPI and Linux drivers for register access.
e.g. if there is a indexed register both try to access (and temperature
sensors tend to use these things) they can race and get corrupted data.

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