[PATCH] UBUNTU SAUCE: Mask off garbage bits provided in wmi scancodes

Tim Gardner tim.gardner at canonical.com
Wed May 13 17:45:14 UTC 2009

Mario Limonciello wrote:
> Hi:
> I'm attaching a patch that has been accepted into -mm, but I want to
> make sure it's available for Karmic in case it doesn't make it in for
> 2.6.30 (or whatever kernel karmic ends up with).
>     From: Mario Limonciello <mario_limonciello at dell.com>
>     In debugging with some future machines that actually contain BIOS level
>     support for dell-wmi, I've determined that the upper half of the
>     data that
>     comes back from wmi_get_event_data may sometimes contain extra
>     information
>     that isn't currently relevant when pulling scan codes out of the data.
>     This causes dell-wmi to improperly respond to these events.
>     Cc: Matthew Garrett <mjg at redhat.com>
>     Cc: Dmitry Torokhov <dtor at mail.ru>
>     Cc: Len Brown <len.brown at intel.com>
>     Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm at linux-foundation.org>
> Attaching patch so Exchange doesn't mangle it.

Applied - Please supply a git pull request next time. You still have an
account on kernel.ubuntu.com.

Tim Gardner tim.gardner at canonical.com

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