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SubjectRe: Bugs on aspire one A150
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On Saturday, 13 of December 2008, Maxim Levitsky wrote:
> On Sat, 2008-12-13 at 14:35 +0100, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> > On Saturday, 13 of December 2008, Maxim Levitsky wrote:
> > >
> > > So, big thanks for everything.
> > >
> > > Now aspire one linux support is very close to perfect,
> > > (only problem left is that wireless is limited to 18Mbits/s raw rate,
> > > but at some point I or developers of ath5k will get to the bottom of
> > > this)
> > >
> > > I also noticed, that now the SD only card reader is always enabled
> > > regardless of card been there while booting, and same happens in
> > > windows, I suspect that this is permanent hardware change, which worries
> > > me, but this reader works fine otherwise.
> > > (This is another reason why binary bioses are evil, go and find out why
> > > it enables it)
> > >
> > >
> > > Also forgot to mention that both readers ignore write protect tab on SD
> > > card, and I will report this to correct mailing list soon.
> > > Everything else works fine
> > >
> > > please include acpiphp fix in 2.6.28.
> >
> > Which one is this?
>
>
>
> acpiphp: Identify more removable slots
>
> According to section 6.3.6 of the ACPI spec, the presence of an _RMV
> method that evaluates to 1 is sufficient to indicate that a slot is
> removable without needing an eject method. This patch refactors the
> ejectable slot detection code a little in order to flag these slots as
> ejectable and register them. Acpihp therefore binds to the expresscard
> slot on my HP test machine.
>
> Signed-off-by: Matthew Garrett <mjg@redhat.com>
>
>
> this makes acpiphp handle hotplug of (now one, sd reader is somehow
> always present) card reader.

This is
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/jbarnes/pci-2.6.git;a=commit;h=db9fe9a7230d65916c9938c4f91c75f9c5e00cb7
in the PCI tree.

It's scheduled for 2.6.29 and may be included into 2.6.28 -stable, but please
remember to notify the stable team as soon as this patch gets merged into the
mainline.

Thanks,
Rafael


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