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From: Carlos Corbacho <carlos@strangeworlds.co.uk>
To: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>, Len Brown <lenb@kernel.org>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	linux-acpi@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-pm@lists.linux-foundation.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] acer-wmi - Fail gracefully if ACPI is disabled
Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2008 19:28:05 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <200802121928.06420.carlos@strangeworlds.co.uk> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <alpine.LFD.1.00.0802112038360.2920@woody.linux-foundation.org>

On Tuesday 12 February 2008 04:41:42 Linus Torvalds wrote:
> 
> On Mon, 11 Feb 2008, Carlos Corbacho wrote:
> > 
> > WMI drivers, like their ACPI counterparts, should also check if ACPI is
> > disabled or not, and bail out if so, otherwise we cause a crash.
> 
> Shouldn't "wmi_has_guid()" just return false if ACPI isn't enabled, and 
> the drivers should just then always give up?

Yes - that's a better fix.

-Carlos
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  parent reply	other threads:[~2008-02-12 19:32 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-08  6:45 [GIT PATCH] ACPI patches for 2.6.25-rc0 (#2) Len Brown
2008-02-09  6:17 ` Ingo Molnar
2008-02-09  6:19   ` Ingo Molnar
2008-02-09 11:42     ` Carlos Corbacho
2008-02-11  9:17       ` Ingo Molnar
2008-02-11 19:23         ` Carlos Corbacho
2008-02-11 19:55           ` [PATCH 1/2] acer-wmi - Fail gracefully if ACPI is disabled Carlos Corbacho
2008-02-12  4:41             ` Linus Torvalds
2008-02-12 15:12               ` Ingo Molnar
2008-02-12 19:28               ` Carlos Corbacho [this message]
2008-02-11 19:55           ` [PATCH 2/2] tc1100-wmi " Carlos Corbacho
2008-02-14  6:11             ` Len Brown
2008-02-14  6:15               ` Len Brown

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