NACK: [SRU] [Bionic] [PATCH 0/1] Ignore some events fired from dell-wmi
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
>>> Some notification events from dell-wmi are logged in dmesg. These events
>>> are useless on Linux so we can safely ignore them.
>>> With this patch, those unwanted message are gone. Tested on XPS 9370.
>>> 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?
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