[PATCH] UBUNTU: SAUCE: Load dell-wmi on Dell systems
tim.gardner at canonical.com
Wed May 13 18:46:29 BST 2009
Mario Limonciello wrote:
> Until the sysfs WMI interface is ready, there is no way to
> automatically determine when to load dell-wmi. The equivalent module
> for Acer laptops, acer-wmi has a workaround in place to match on the
> DMI tables for the machine. This type of solution works on for Dell
> as well and gets the module loading when necessary.
> Upstream is not in favor of applying this patch, but rather waiting
> for the sysfs interface to be ready. Until it is, this provides a
> solution to ensure machines that support WMI hotkeys are functional.
> Patch is attached to prevent Exchange messing up line breaks.
Applied - with the aforementioned bitch slap (aka git pull request).
Tim Gardner tim.gardner at canonical.com
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