"ACPI: COUNT GIVEN BY _CST IS NOT VALID" IN BOOT MESSAGE (Doc ID 1080501.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version: 2.6.18-128.el5 and later   [Release: RHEL5U3 and later ]
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

You have an SMP server.  During boot, and while the system is running without other problems, you continue to see entries in /var/log/messages similar to:
ACPI: count given by _CST is not valid

Changes

No changes, messages appear during initial installation and subsequent boots.

Cause

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