[PATCH][Natty] UBUNTU: SAUCE: (drop after 2.6.38) eeepc-wmi: Add support for T101MT Home/Express Gate key

Tim Gardner tim.gardner at canonical.com
Thu Mar 31 16:30:58 UTC 2011


On 03/31/2011 09:00 AM, Seth Forshee wrote:
> This key is different than other hotkeys, having seperate scan
> codes for press, release, and hold, so it requires some special
> filtering. Press and release events are passed on, and hold events
> are ignored since sparse-keymap does not support hardware
> autorepeat. Instead, the input core's software autorepeat is
> enabled for the input device.
>
> Note that "Home" in the context of this button doesn't mean the
> same thing as the usual Home key, and it really isn't clear at
> all what is meant by "Home". The manufacurer's description of the
> button indicates that it should launch some sort of touch screen
> settings interface on short press and apply a desktop rotation on
> long press.
>
> Signed-off-by: Seth Forshee<seth.forshee at canonical.com>
> ---
>
> Note that this patch is based off master-next since it has a number of
> patches to eeepc-wmi.c not present in master.
>
>   drivers/platform/x86/eeepc-wmi.c |   40 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-
>   1 files changed, 38 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
>

applied, pushed

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Tim Gardner tim.gardner at canonical.com



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