ACK: [X][D][SRU][PATCH 0/1] Fix backlight control for ASUS laptops
kai.heng.feng at canonical.com
Thu Jul 25 09:39:03 UTC 2019
at 15:19, Po-Hsu Lin <po-hsu.lin at canonical.com> wrote:
> BugLink: https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1837117
> == SRU Justification ==
> Commit 78f3ac76d9e5 ("platform/x86: asus-wmi: Tell the EC the OS will
> handle the display off hotkey") causes the backlight to be permanently off
> on various EeePC laptop models using the eeepc-wmi driver (Asus EeePC
> 1015BX, Asus EeePC 1025C).
> == Fix ==
> * 1dd93f87 (platform/x86: asus-wmi: Only Tell EC the OS will handle
> display hotkeys from asus_nb_wmi)
> This patch addes a .wmi_backlight_set_devstate quirk for specific
> models to make asus_wmi_set_devstate(ASUS_WMI_DEVID_BACKLIGHT, 2, NULL)
> Only X/D contain the commit that introduce this issue (78f3ac76), this
> patch can be cherry-picked into D.
> For X, it needs some content adjustment to add quirks only to those
> models that exist in Xenial tree.
> == Test ==
> Test kernels could be found here:
> Bug reporter has verified that this fix works as expected on X.
> == Regression Potential ==
> Low, quirks limited to specific ASUS laptops and by far there is no
> further change to this in upstream kernel.
Acked-by: Kai-Heng Feng <kai.heng.feng at canonical.com>
> Hans de Goede (1):
> platform/x86: asus-wmi: Only Tell EC the OS will handle display
> hotkeys from asus_nb_wmi
> drivers/platform/x86/asus-nb-wmi.c | 4 ++++
> drivers/platform/x86/asus-wmi.c | 2 +-
> drivers/platform/x86/asus-wmi.h | 1 +
> 3 files changed, 6 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
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