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From: Pavel Machek <pavel@ucw.cz>
To: Carlos Corbacho <carlos@strangeworlds.co.uk>
Cc: Ray Lee <ray-lk@madrabbit.org>, Len Brown <lenb@kernel.org>,
	kernel list <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Linux-pm mailing list <linux-pm@lists.osdl.org>,
	linux-acpi@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: ACPI_WMI: worst config description of all times
Date: Fri, 8 Feb 2008 06:53:13 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20080208065312.GA4341@ucw.cz> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <200802080027.54576.carlos@strangeworlds.co.uk>

Hi!

> On Friday 08 February 2008 00:12:24 Ray Lee wrote:
> > While I'm not trying to set you up for a firing squad, if you can show
> > that the only use this driver has is as underlying support for Acer/HP
> > xyz drivers, 
> 
> Certainly at the moment, this is the only real use it has (and the only reason 
> I spent any time working on a generic ACPI-WMI driver - probably one of the 
> reasons Kconfig is somewhat neglected - ACPI-WMI is a means to an end for me 
> (getting my laptop properly supported by another driver on top of it), not 
> the end itself).
> 
> Although, given most of the other laptop drivers in drivers/misc use 'select' 
> for various things, I don't see the harm here - unless anyone else has a 
> great objection to acer-wmi and tc1100-wmi having 'select ACPI_WMI'?

I believe selct is the way to go here. What do acer-wmi handle?
Additional buttons? Leds? Temperatures? Fan states?

The laptops will boot fine without it, right?

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  reply	other threads:[~2008-02-08  6:53 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-07 21:47 Pavel Machek
2008-02-07 22:27 ` Len Brown
2008-02-07 22:34   ` Pavel Machek
2008-02-07 23:18     ` Carlos Corbacho
2008-02-07 23:33       ` Ray Lee
2008-02-07 23:51         ` Carlos Corbacho
2008-02-08  0:12           ` Ray Lee
2008-02-08  0:27             ` Carlos Corbacho
2008-02-08  6:53               ` Pavel Machek [this message]
2008-02-08  9:37                 ` Carlos Corbacho
2008-02-08  1:19             ` Carlos Corbacho
2008-02-08  1:38               ` Ray Lee
2008-02-08  2:02                 ` Carlos Corbacho
2008-02-08  5:43                   ` Len Brown
2008-02-08  5:26               ` Len Brown

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