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Re: what does this kernel erro mean?



On Tue, 14 Jul 2009, Aaron Konstam wrote:

> In logwatch every day I find this kernel error. Can anyone explain its
> meaning?
>
> WARNING:  Kernel Errors Present
>     ahci: probe of 0000:00:1f.2 failed with error -22 ...:  3 Time(s)

  regarding the numeric errno values, if you have the kernel-headers
pkg installed, you can map the number to its meaning via
/usr/include/asm-generic/errno-base.h:

...
#define EINVAL          22      /* Invalid argument */
...

more shortly.

rday
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