karmic SAUCE request: fix acerhdf for AOA150
tim.gardner at canonical.com
Wed Sep 9 16:22:37 UTC 2009
Max Bowsher wrote:
> [Also filed as https://launchpad.net/bugs/426691, I was advised on
> #ubuntu-kernel to send it here too.]
> I would like to request that fixing the acerhdf fan driver for Acer
> Aspire One AOA150 (those that ship with an HD) models be considered for
> sauce in karmic.
> The current state of the driver is that it (apparently) works on AOA110
> models (those that ship with a SSD), but on my AOA150 causes weird
> pulsing behaviour from the fan. I have tested using the standalone
> source tarball for the driver to compile a new module into
> /lib/modules/$(uname -r)/updates, and the updated acerhdf 0.5.16 as
> currently being considered for 2.6.32 solves the problem.
> The diff is fairly simple, consisting primarily of enhancing the tables
> of numerical BIOS commands to include new values.
> Kernel patchwork:
> Git changeset:
> on branch:
> Potential for regressions is minimal, as the acerhdf driver is new in
> karmic, and does not work in a useful way on AOA150 hardware without
> this patch.
Tim Gardner tim.gardner at canonical.com
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