[Karmic] SRU: Re-review of dangling Karmic patches

Colin Ian King colin.king at canonical.com
Thu Oct 29 10:22:53 UTC 2009


On Wed, 2009-10-28 at 22:36 +0000, Stefan Bader wrote:
> There are currently 3 Karmic patches (beside of others yet to come) which have
> been applied to the tree in the gray time in between Karmic final and pre-SRU.
> So I re-send those, so we can get a more formal review of those.
> 
> 1. SRU Justification:
> 
> Impact: The default of the synaptics driver would take a too high repeat
> rate and cause problems on the Toshiba Protege M300.
> 
> Fix: Add a quirk which checks for this model and does the right thing.

ACK

> 
> 2. SRU justification:
> 
> Impact: Some USB devices claim to support long sense data but when sense
> is requested, they will fail to do so. But they work when only short sense
> is requested.
> 
> Fix: Try long format first but if that fails fall back to short sense data.
> This patch is accepted in upstream stable.

ACK

> 
> 3. SRU justification:
> 
> Impact: The nx protection patch incorrectly would tell users that it is enabled
> even on hardware that does not support it.
> 
> Fix: Adding a case for unsupported hw and print a warning when this is encountered.
> 
ACK

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Colin King <colin.king at canonical.com>
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