[PATCH 0/2] [Intrepid] LP#222324 -- panasonic laptop support

Tim Gardner tcanonical at tpi.com
Mon Jan 5 15:23:44 GMT 2009


Andy Whitcroft wrote:
> There have been requests to enable the buttons on various Panasonic
> laptops.  This support comes via the panasonic-laptop module, which was
> recently updated and accepted into 2.6.28.  This patch set represents a
> backport of that to the Intrepid kernel.
> 
> We should consider this for SRU to Intrepid for hardware enablement.
> Risk should be low as it is a machine specific driver module.
> 
> -apw
> 
> Andy Whitcroft (2):
>   panasonic-laptop: add Panasonic Let's Note laptop extras driver v0.94
>   UBUNTU: enable the panasonic laptop driver
> 
>  MAINTAINERS                     |    5 +
>  debian/config/amd64/config      |    1 +
>  debian/config/i386/config       |    1 +
>  drivers/misc/Kconfig            |   11 +
>  drivers/misc/Makefile           |    1 +
>  drivers/misc/panasonic-laptop.c |  767 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>  6 files changed, 786 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
>  create mode 100644 drivers/misc/panasonic-laptop.c
> 
> 

ACK - but I would like to see the driver retargeted for the ubuntu
directory since we are carrying the driver outside of the main kernel in
Intrepid.

-- 
Tim Gardner tim.gardner at canonical.com



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