[PATCH] dell-laptop: defer dell_rfkill_update to worker thread

Chase Douglas chase.douglas at canonical.com
Fri Apr 9 23:26:21 UTC 2010

Hi all,

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-- Chase

On Fri, Apr 9, 2010 at 6:51 PM, Mario Limonciello
<mario_limonciello at dell.com> wrote:
> Hi Dell-enablement list:
> Chase sent a patch to the kernel-team ML that helps to fix an OOPS that
> has been happening when pressing the RFKILL SW with a lot of Dell HW.
> I've seen this happen on a variety of Dell HW myself, i'm sure that some
> of you guys have too.  Could you guys help Chase to test it on any
> hardware you've seen this happen?  I'll see if I can too.
> Thanks,
> On 04/09/2010 05:31 PM, Chase Douglas wrote:
>> On Fri, Apr 9, 2010 at 6:24 PM, Mario Limonciello
>> <mario_limonciello at dell.com> wrote:
>>> Great job with tracking this down!  I've seen this problem tons of times
>>> myself, but was at a loss for why it was actually happening.
>> Since we're so close to shipping 10.04 it would be great if this could
>> get some extra testing to ensure rfkill switches still work properly
>> and without causing an OOPS. Do you have the time and ability to help
>> with this? If so, you can find my test kernel at
>> http://people.canonical.com/~cndougla/555261/.

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