[Ack] [PATCH] UBUNTU: SAUCE: acer-wmi: Add wireless quirk for Lenovo 3000 N200

Leann Ogasawara leann.ogasawara at canonical.com
Fri Oct 7 13:36:04 UTC 2011


On Thu, 2011-10-06 at 15:35 -0500, Seth Forshee wrote:
> This patch has been submitted upstream and acked by the acer-wmi
> maintainer, but it has not yet been merged. Without this fix the
> affected model has a permanent soft block on wireless whenever acer-wmi
> is loaded, and the regression potential of the fix is very small as it
> is a DMI quirk for a single model. Therefore, I'm proposing we SRU this
> as a sauce patch at this time to get the fix into oneiric sooner.
> 
> == SRU Justification ==
> 
> Impact: acer-wmi is lacking a required quirk for the Lenovo 3000 N200
> wlan rfkill. As a result, wireless is permanently blocked on this
> machine whenever acer-wmi is loaded.
> 
> Fix: Add quirk to use the correct EC register for updating the wlan
> rfkill status.
> 
> Testcase: Loading acer-wmi without the fix results in a permanent wlan
> soft block. With the fix the rfkill switch behaves as expected. Verified
> against natty on LP #857297.
> 
> BugLink: http://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/857297

Looks to have positive test results and minimal risk of regression.  Ack
for both Oneiric and Natty.

Acked-by: Leann Ogasawara <leann.ogasawara at canonical.com>




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