• Jean DELVARE's avatar
    ACPI: Clarify resource conflict message · 14f03343
    Jean DELVARE authored
    The message "ACPI: Device needs an ACPI driver" is misleading. The
    device _may_ need an ACPI driver, if the BIOS implemented a custom
    API for the device in question (which, AFAIK, can't be checked.) If
    not, then either a generic ACPI driver may be used (for example
    "thermal"), or nothing can be done (other than a white list).
    I propose to reword the message to:
    ACPI: If an ACPI driver is available for this device, you should use
    it instead of the native driver
    which I think is more correct. Comments and suggestions welcome.
    I also added a message warning about possible problems and system
    instability when users pass acpi_enforce_resources=lax, as suggested
    by Len.
    Signed-off-by: Jean DELVARE's avatarJean Delvare <jdelvare@suse.de>
    Cc: Thomas Renninger <trenn@suse.de>
    Cc: Alan Jenkins <sourcejedi.lkml@googlemail.com>
    Signed-off-by: default avatarLen Brown <len.brown@intel.com>
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