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    SubjectRe: RFC [PATCH] acpi: allow SMBus access
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    Bruno Ducrot <ducrot@poupinou.org> writes:

    > An intermediate solution would be to use the already existing
    > ec_read|write instead of the one you want to use. The original
    > SMBus driver used acpi_ec_read because the author wanted to be
    > sure that driver will support laptops with more than one EC, but
    > he never saw such laptops so far.

    Indeed, if the requirement for multiple ECs can be dropped, this
    simplifies the problem sufficiently to use the current ec_read/write
    functions.

    Unless someone comes up with other ideas I suggest to withdraw this
    proposal until laptops with multiple ECs hit the market...

    -- Johan


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