[APPLIED] Re: [Oneiric][cherry-pick-request] i915 native backlight

Leann Ogasawara leann.ogasawara at canonical.com
Wed Aug 17 20:00:37 UTC 2011


On Wed, 2011-08-17 at 12:43 -0700, Kamal Mostafa wrote:
> Please cherry-pick commit aaa6fd2a004147bf32fce05720938236de3361d9 from
> Linus' master branch.  This patch fixes the backlight brightness keys
> functionality for a wide range of laptops, see:
> 
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/568611
> https://launchpad.net/~kamalmostafa/+archive/linux-kamal-mjgbacklight/+packages
> 
> This is a clean cherry-pick onto Oneiric master-next.

Given the long standing nature of this bug, positive test feedback, and
a 1.5yr effort to get this patch upstream, I've gone ahead and
cherry-picked and applied this to Oneiric master-next.  I munged the
commit message to include the BugLink.  Kamal, I also took the liberty
to add your SOB.

Thanks,
Leann

> commit aaa6fd2a004147bf32fce05720938236de3361d9
> Author: Matthew Garrett <mjg at redhat.com>
> Date:   Fri Aug 12 12:11:33 2011 +0200
> 
>     Not all systems expose a firmware or platform mechanism for changing
> the backlight intensity on i915, so add native driver support.
>     
>     Signed-off-by: Matthew Garrett <mjg at redhat.com>
>     Cc: Richard Purdie <rpurdie at rpsys.net>
>     Cc: Chris Wilson <chris at chris-wilson.co.uk>
>     Cc: David Airlie <airlied at linux.ie>
>     Cc: Alex Deucher <alexdeucher at gmail.com>
>     Cc: Ben Skeggs <bskeggs at redhat.com>
>     Cc: Zhang Rui <rui.zhang at intel.com>
>     Cc: Len Brown <lenb at kernel.org>
>     Cc: Jesse Barnes <jbarnes at virtuousgeek.org>
>     Tested-by: Sedat Dilek <sedat.dilek at googlemail.com>
>     Tested-by: Michel Alexandre Salim <salimma at fedoraproject.org>
>     Tested-by: Kamal Mostafa <kamal at canonical.com>
>     Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm at linux-foundation.org>
>     Signed-off-by: Keith Packard <keithp at keithp.com>
> 
>  drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_drv.h       |    4 ++
>  drivers/gpu/drm/i915/intel_dp.c       |    7 +++
>  drivers/gpu/drm/i915/intel_drv.h      |    3 +-
>  drivers/gpu/drm/i915/intel_lvds.c     |    5 ++
>  drivers/gpu/drm/i915/intel_opregion.c |    1 -
>  drivers/gpu/drm/i915/intel_panel.c    |   72
> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-
>  6 files changed, 89 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
> 






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