Request for 3.16.y stable: ideapad-laptop: Change Lenovo Yoga 2 series rfkill handling

Luis Henriques luis.henriques at
Mon Mar 2 11:44:46 UTC 2015

On Mon, Mar 02, 2015 at 10:49:54AM +0100, Gaudenz Steinlin wrote:
> Hi
> Please include upstream commit ce363c2bcb2303e7fad3a79398db739c6995141b
> into the 3.16.y stable tree. It fixes a really nasty rfkill bug on
> Lenova Yoga 2 13 and Yoga 2 Pro where Linux activates the "hardware"
> rfkill switch without any way to deactivate it again. The switch even
> persists over reboots. See the commit message for the details.
> The commit above went into 3.17-rc1 so the rule that it should first go
> into a normal stable release does not apply.

Thank you Gaudenz, I'll queue this commit for the next 3.16 stable

> Gaudenz
> P.S.: I'm unfamiliar with the process for submitting patches for
> inclusion. Please tell me if you would like to have this in another
> form.

The process is outlined in Documentation/stable_kernel_rules.txt but
the TL;DR is to also CC: the stable mailing-list in your email :-)

(I'm including this mailing-list in my reply)


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