SRU verification exception request

Pete Graner pgraner at
Fri Jan 21 16:23:40 UTC 2011

On 01/21/2011 10:54 AM, Steve Magoun wrote:
> Hi,
> I'd like to request an SRU verification exception for
> The patch for this bug enables headphone jack sense in 10.10 on the
> Thinkpad Edge 13.
> Regression potential:
> Low. This patch performs targeted hardware enablement on a specific
> machine from a single vendor. It is not expected to affect any other
> hardware.
> I've personally tested this patch on an Edge 13 with a kernel built from
> the following kernel tree, and it fixes the issue in bug 685015. I know
> of no side effects:
> Canonical's OEM QA organization has also verified that the patch is
> functional and no known side effects.
> Due to some unusual circumstances beyond my control, I no longer have
> access to any Edge 13 hardware and I'm unable to verify that the patch
> in the -proposed kernel is functional. Chris van Hoof and I have
> contacted several people whom we know have Edge 13 hardware in hopes
> that they'd be able to verify the fix for us, but we've not had any
> response.
> I realize this is an unusual request, and I appreciate your help. I will
> look into ways of avoiding this unusual situation in the future - I
> think we're all in agreement this should not develop into a pattern.
> Thanks,
> Steve Magoun
> Engineering Manager, Canonical

+1 from the Kernel team. Small patch isolated to specific machine type.


Pete Graner     <pgraner at>
Ubuntu Kernel
Canonical Ltd.

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