[systemd-devel] [WIP PATCH 0/4] Rework the unreliable LID switch exported by ACPI

Lennart Poettering mzxreary at 0pointer.de
Wed Jun 7 07:48:48 UTC 2017

On Thu, 01.06.17 20:46, Benjamin Tissoires (benjamin.tissoires at redhat.com) wrote:

> Hi,
> Sending this as a WIP as it still need a few changes, but it mostly works as
> expected (still not fully compliant yet).
> So this is based on Lennart's comment in [1]: if the LID state is not reliable,
> the kernel should not export the LID switch device as long as we are not sure
> about its state.

Ah nice! I (obviously) like this approach.

> Note that systemd currently doesn't sync the state when the input node just
> appears. This is a systemd bug, and it should not be handled by the kernel
> community.

Uh if this is borked, we should indeed fix this in systemd. Is there
already a systemd github bug about this? If not, please create one,
and we'll look into it!

Thanks for working on this,


Lennart Poettering, Red Hat

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