Re: Could the k8temp driver be interfering with ACPI?
From: Chuck Ebbert
Date: Fri Feb 16 2007 - 14:34:23 EST
Andi Kleen wrote:
> 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.
I blacklisted the k8temp driver and everything looks OK now.
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