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    SubjectRe: [Acpi4asus-user] [PATCH 2.6.31] rfkill: allow toggling soft state in sysfs again
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    On Friday 10 July 2009, Johannes Berg wrote:
    > On Fri, 2009-07-10 at 22:09 +0100, Darren Salt wrote:
    > > I demand that Johannes Berg may or may not have written...
    > >
    > > > Apparently there actually _are_ tools that try to set this in sysfs even
    > > > though it wasn't supposed to be used this way without claiming first.
    > >
    > > Then it should have been documented as such. I don't see anything about this
    > > in Documentation/rfkill.txt (as found in 2.6.30), other than a vague
    > > statement that "Kernel handles events", which isn't exactly helpful :-\
    >
    > Oh, it's not just that rfkill was horrible, the documentation matched :)
    > All the SHOUTING in it about what you must and must not do but nothing
    > actually helpful :)
    >
    > > > *shrug*, I don't like it, but whatever...
    > >
    > > I do. It means that we have a nice simple text-based interface for use in
    > > scripts (for now), and a binary interface which is better suited to the likes
    > > of desktop applications.
    >
    > Indeed, and as long as you expect to only use soft toggle... problem is
    > that you won't know whether it's soft-toggled or not while it's
    > hard-blocked (off)!
    >
    > > > Please test & report.
    > >
    > > With the patch applied, Bluetooth toggling is working again, so you get to
    > > add this:
    > >
    > > Tested-By: Darren Salt <linux@youmustbejoking.demon.co.uk>
    >
    > Ok, John, please pick up the patch.

    Is there anything going on with the patch?

    Surely it's not in -rc4.

    Rafael


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