On Sun, 2012-09-02 at 22:47 +0200, Hans-J. Ullrich wrote: [...] > Just to explain: eeepc-wmi will not be fixed, as the developers told me (almost > 2 years ago). The problem of this, is that the old hardware specs of my EEEPC > 1005 HGO are not made available by the vendor. So it is of course impossible, > to write a kernel module. > > All newer hardware, which is in most newer processors will be supported, of > course! But as I said, my EEEPC 1005 HGO with the old single core cpu (Intel > N280), still got the old and undocumentd API. > > > What steps exactly do you use to work around the bug? What do you > > mean by "running the old kernel module"? Are you using an older > > kernel? > > > > No, I can choose either to load eeepc-wmi or use the option "acpi_osi="Linux" > which let me load eeepc-laptop at startup. The second one I call the "old" > module, as this is the old fancontroller module developed for my old cpu. > > If eeepc-laptop is used, then eeepc-wmi will not be loaded. [...] Corentin, I assume you understand what's going on with these different drivers. Shouldn't we add a dmi_enable_osi_linux quirk for the affected models in drivers/acpi/blacklist.c? Ben. -- Ben Hutchings In a hierarchy, every employee tends to rise to his level of incompetence.
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