[APPLIED] Re: Bug #609234 in dell-wmi.c

Leann Ogasawara leann.ogasawara at canonical.com
Fri Aug 20 22:46:09 UTC 2010


On Thu, 2010-08-19 at 20:42 -0400, Mark Smith wrote:
> I've got a Studio 1557.  On Ubuntu 10.04 running kernel 2.6.32, eject,
> the backlight key, and the battery key all work fine.  There is a
> regression on Ubuntu 10.10 with kernel 2.6.34 and kernel 2.6.35; they
> do not work because of changes to /drivers/platform/x86/dell-wmi.c.
>  There is a patch for kernel 2.6.36, and this patch also works on
> 2.6.34 and 2.6.35.  I have tested the patch on gentoo-sources 2.6.34
> and 2.6.35, as well as the Ubuntu kernel sources for 2.6.35 found in
> Maverick.
> 
> 
> http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/linux/kernel/1242512 shows the
> patch and
> http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commitdiff_plain;h=d5164dbf1f651d1e955b158fb70a9c844cc91cd1 shows the actual commit for 2.6.36.  For some reason it hasn't been backported into 2.6.34 or 2.6.35.
> 
> 
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/609234 Relevant
> bug on launchpad.
> 
> 
> I'm new to the mailing list, so please let me know if I'm missing
> something or need to do more work to get this bug fixed.

Since Mathew is sending this on to upstream stable, I've pulled this
into Maverick as a "pre-stable" patch.

Thanks,
Leann 






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