NACK: [SRU] [Bionic] [PATCH 0/1] Ignore some events fired from dell-wmi

Stefan Bader stefan.bader at canonical.com
Thu Aug 30 09:40:44 UTC 2018


On 30.08.2018 11:26, Kai-Heng Feng wrote:
> at 17:16, Stefan Bader <stefan.bader at canonical.com> wrote:
> 
>> On 27.08.2018 19:23, Kai-Heng Feng wrote:
>>> BugLink: https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1762385
>>>
>>> [Impact]
>>> Some notification events from dell-wmi are logged in dmesg. These events
>>> are useless on Linux so we can safely ignore them.
>>>
>>> [Test]
>>> With this patch, those unwanted message are gone. Tested on XPS 9370.
>>>
>>> [Fix]
>>> Ignore those events. They are just notification, no action is triggered
>>> by these events.
>>>
>>> [Regression Potential]
>>> Low. No functional change.
>>>
>>> Kai Heng Feng (1):
>>>   platform/x86: dell-wmi: Ignore new rfkill and fn-lock events
>>>
>>>  drivers/platform/x86/dell-wmi.c | 14 ++++++++++++++
>>>  1 file changed, 14 insertions(+)
>> The tracking bug is showing Bionic as fix released, something is not right here.
> 
> It's fix released for systemd, not for linux.
> 
> The bug reporter thought the wireless hotkey doesn't work because of these
> events showed in dmesg, but in the end it's because udevd's hwdb doesn't
> register the hotkey to emit wlan event.
> Nevertheless these messages should be suppressed, otherwise it may still confuse
> users in the future.

Ok, but then the linux task should have a nomination for the release(s) you want
to get that kernel-side fixed. The state the bug report is in now is very confusing.
Which releases do you intend to fix kernel side?

-Stefan
> 
> Kai-Heng
> 
>>
>> -Stefan
> 
> 


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