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Wed Oct 27 04:39:10 PDT 2010
On Wed, Oct 27, 2010 at 1:06 PM, Sedat Dilek <sedat.dilek at googlemail.com> wrote:
> while testing linux-next I wanted to reactivate the backlight type
> patches laying in my build-dir.
> Within 2.6.36-rcX cycle I had successfully tested the backlight type
> patch  with an additional patch for radeon by Michel (posted to
> dri-devel ML, see ).
> The main patch needs a little refreshing.
> v2: drivers/platform/x86/asus-laptop.c: Refreshed to fit linux-next
> Kind Regards,
> - Sedat -
>  https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/163971/
>  https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/182352/
I think rfkill has the same problem, on some platforms, the platform
driver will add a rfkill switch, but the network (wlan/wimax/whatever)
driver may also add one. AFAIK, the platform one is more likely to be
able to power down the device completly.
For the current patch, a common pattern seems to be : video/ -> RAW,
platform/ -> PLATFORM. Couldn't we make some guess by checking the
parent of the backlight instead of doing this by hand for every
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