ACPI Error(ACPI Error: SMBus or IPMI write requires Buffer of length 42, found length 20)

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Issue

  • The output of the dmesg command contains the following errors:
ACPI Error: SMBus or IPMI write requires Buffer of length 42, found length 20 (20090903/exfield-286)
ACPI Error (psparse-0537): Method parse/execution failed [\_SB_.PMI0._PMM] (Node f7057928), AE_AML_BUFFER_LIMIT
ACPI Exception: AE_AML_BUFFER_LIMIT, Evaluating _PMM (20090903/power_meter-347)

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • ACPI
  • HP ProLiant DL360 G7 / HP DL380p G8/ProLiant XL170r Gen9

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