SRU verification exception request
kate.stewart at canonical.com
Sat Jan 22 04:18:06 UTC 2011
On Fri, 2011-01-21 at 11:23 -0500, Pete Graner wrote:
> On 01/21/2011 10:54 AM, Steve Magoun wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I'd like to request an SRU verification exception for
> > https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/685015
> > 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:
> > http://kernel.ubuntu.com/git?p=hwe/oem-master.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/tags/oem/kernel/sutton/02
> > 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.
Since it appears we're respinning the maverick images, pulling this in
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