What does "ibm_acpi: ec object not found" mean?

Adam Funk a24061 at yahoo.com
Mon Sep 25 10:12:18 UTC 2006

On 2006-09-25, James Gray <james at grayonline.id.au> wrote:

> The bit in the [] is a time stamp since the kernel started.  Unless I  
> screwed the calculation, looks like your system has been up for over  
> 202 days, 17 hours, 38 minutes and 34 seconds (give or take a  
> little) ... right?

Uh, no (see other post).

> Just means that something asked for or went looking for the ACPI "ec"  
> object but your BIOS doesn't implement it.  It's a benign warning but  
> tracking it down could be tricky and I have nfi what the "ec" object  
> is supposed to do (google is your friend).  Unless you are having  
> problems with ACPI events, I'd just ignore it :)

AFAIK I'm not having any such problems, so I'll just add it to my
logcheck customized ignore files.


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