[Maverick SRU][PATCH 0/2] Enable volume hot keys on Dell All-In-One with broken firmware.

Steve Conklin sconklin at canonical.com
Tue Jan 11 23:10:39 UTC 2011

On Tue, 2011-01-11 at 16:42 +0000, Colin King wrote:
> From: Colin Ian King <colin.king at canonical.com>
> Enable WMI hotkeys on event GUID 02314822-307C-4F66-bf0E-48AEAEB26CC8. This
> enables the volume up and down keys.  This Dell All-In-One enablement also
> has to work around a firmware implementation bug where the WMI _WED method
> should return an integer containing the key code and in fact the method
> incorrectly returns the key code in element zero of a buffer.
> The second patch in this series tidies up the driver by removing a lot of
> redundant code by using sparse keymaps.
> BugLink: http://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/701530
> Impact: Dell device is lacking volume up/down hotkeys which require
> a WMI driver to handle the WMI hotkey events with the GUID
> 02314822-307C-4F66-bf0E-48AEAEB26CC8.
> Fix: Update dell WMI driver to support GUID 02314822-307C-4F66-bf0E-48AEAEB26CC8.
> and handle firmware bug in _WED method return value.
> Testcase: With the driver, hotkeys work correctly. Without the driver,
> hotkeys don't work.
> Colin Ian King (2):
>   UBUNTU: SAUCE: Add WMI hotkeys support for another Dell All-In-One
>     series
>   UBUNTU: SAUCE: Dell WMI: Use sparse keymaps and tidy up code.
>  drivers/platform/x86/dell-wmi-aio.c |  182 +++++++++++++----------------------
>  1 files changed, 67 insertions(+), 115 deletions(-)
Acked-by: Steve Conklin<sconklin at canonical.com>

-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: signature.asc
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 836 bytes
Desc: This is a digitally signed message part
URL: <https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/kernel-team/attachments/20110111/90ec9d13/attachment.sig>

More information about the kernel-team mailing list