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[Bug 578506] Re: [Acer Aspire 5930] ACPI: EC: input buffer is not empty, aborting transaction


Johannes Rudloff, so your hardware may be tracked, could you please file a new report by executing the following in a terminal while booted into Ubuntu with a supported repository kernel (not a mainline one) via:
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For more on this, please read the official Ubuntu documentation:
Ubuntu Bug Control and Ubuntu Bug Squad: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Bugs/BestPractices#X.2BAC8-Reporting.Focus_on_One_Issue
Ubuntu Kernel Team: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/KernelTeam/KernelTeamBugPolicies#Filing_Kernel_Bug_reports
Ubuntu Community: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/ReportingBugs#Bug_reporting_etiquette

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  [Acer Aspire 5930] ACPI: EC: input buffer is not empty, aborting

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Bug description:
  On my notebook acer aspire 5930G on upgrade to 10.04 version, after few minutes of use apci stops working (don't recognize ac/dc or battery, don't change lcd blacklight, etc.) and start to flood dmes with this messages:
  [  767.208058] ACPI: EC: input buffer is not empty, aborting transaction
  [  767.208072] ACPI Exception: AE_TIME, Returned by Handler for [EmbeddedControl] (20090903/evregion-424)
  [  767.208106] ACPI Error (psparse-0537): Method parse/execution failed [\_SB_.PCI0.LPCB.EC0_.GBST] (Node f7017030), AE_TIME
  [  767.208197] ACPI Error (psparse-0537): Method parse/execution failed [\_SB_.PCI0.LPCB.EC0_.BAT0._BST] (Node f7017120), AE_TIME
  [  767.208277] ACPI Exception: AE_TIME, Evaluating _BST (20090903/battery-393)

  Trying to reboot (or to shutdown and restart) my pc don't want to

  WORKAROUND: Get out the battery and replace.

  ProblemType: Bug
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.04
  Package: linux-headers-2.6.32-21-generic 2.6.32-21.32
  Regression: Yes
  Reproducible: No
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.31-19.56-generic
  Uname: Linux 2.6.31-19-generic i686
  AlsaVersion: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture Driver Version 1.0.20.
  Architecture: i386
   /dev/snd/controlC0:  luca       5325 F.... pulseaudio
   /dev/snd/pcmC0D0p:   luca       5325 F...m pulseaudio
  CRDA: Error: [Errno 2] Nessun file o directory
   Card hw:0 'Intel'/'HDA Intel at 0xf6500000 irq 21'
     Mixer name	: 'Nvidia MCP78 HDMI'
     Components	: 'HDA:10ec0888,1025013f,00100202 HDA:11c11040,11c10001,00100200 HDA:10de0003,10de0101,00100000'
     Controls      : 39
     Simple ctrls  : 21
  Date: Mon May 10 23:25:40 2010
  Frequency: Once a day.
  HibernationDevice: RESUME=UUID=96cdf22d-d1a9-4285-818c-c7751f7b8bd4
  MachineType: Acer Aspire 5930
  ProcCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-2.6.31-19-generic root=UUID=eb29c17b-d483-46a9-853c-0236d0829819 ro quiet splash
  RelatedPackageVersions: linux-firmware 1.34
  SourcePackage: linux

  dmi.bios.date: 08/01/2008
  dmi.bios.vendor: Phoenix Technologies LTD
  dmi.bios.version: V1.19
  dmi.board.name: Eiger
  dmi.board.vendor: Acer
  dmi.board.version: Rev
  dmi.chassis.type: 10
  dmi.chassis.vendor: Acer
  dmi.chassis.version: N/A
  dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnPhoenixTechnologiesLTD:bvrV1.19:bd08/01/2008:svnAcer:pnAspire5930:pvr0100:rvnAcer:rnEiger:rvrRev:cvnAcer:ct10:cvrN/A:
  dmi.product.name: Aspire 5930
  dmi.product.version: 0100
  dmi.sys.vendor: Acer

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