[PATCH] UBUNTU SAUCE: Mask off garbage bits provided in wmi scancodes
tim.gardner at canonical.com
Wed May 13 17:45:14 UTC 2009
Mario Limonciello wrote:
> 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
> 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
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Tim Gardner tim.gardner at canonical.com
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