[PATCH][Xenial] Intel Virtual Button driver

AceLan Kao acelan.kao at canonical.com
Wed Aug 3 02:31:11 UTC 2016

BugLink: https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1609204

>From Win 8.1+, BIOS might use the new way to handle the power button,
it's called Intel Virtual Button.

BIOS should switch to the new way while detecting there is a driver
supports it, but in this case, BIOS switches to the new way no matter
there is a driver for it or not. And once this case happens,
the power button emits the keyevent only after pressing it for 6 seconds.

To fix it, we need this driver to be loaded and emits the keyevent
once it's pressed.

AceLan Kao (1):
  intel-vbtn: new driver for Intel Virtual Button

 MAINTAINERS                       |   6 ++
 drivers/platform/x86/Kconfig      |  12 +++
 drivers/platform/x86/Makefile     |   1 +
 drivers/platform/x86/intel-vbtn.c | 188 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 4 files changed, 207 insertions(+)
 create mode 100644 drivers/platform/x86/intel-vbtn.c


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