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SubjectRe: [PATCH] ACPI / Video: blacklist some samsung laptops
On Sat, Jan 07, 2012 at 03:12:38PM +0100, Corentin Chary wrote:
> On these laptops, the ACPI video is not functional, and very unlikely
> to be fixed by the vendor. Note that intel_backlight works for some
> of these laptops, and the backlight from samsung-laptop always work.
>
> The good news is that newer laptops have functional ACPI video device
> and won't end up growing this list.
>
> Signed-off-by: Corentin Chary <corentincj@iksaif.net>
> ---
>
> Could the concerned people test this patch and check that it correctly
> disable the acpi_video backlight ?
>
> drivers/acpi/video_detect.c | 40 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> 1 files changed, 40 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/acpi/video_detect.c b/drivers/acpi/video_detect.c
> index 45d8097..376bce2 100644
> --- a/drivers/acpi/video_detect.c
> +++ b/drivers/acpi/video_detect.c
> @@ -132,6 +132,44 @@ find_video(acpi_handle handle, u32 lvl, void *context, void **rv)
> return AE_OK;
> }
>
> +/* Force to use vendor driver when the ACPI device is known to be
> + * buggy */
> +static int video_detect_force_vendor(const struct dmi_system_id *d)
> +{
> + acpi_video_support |= ACPI_VIDEO_BACKLIGHT_DMI_VENDOR;
> + return 0;
> +}
> +
> +static struct dmi_system_id video_detect_dmi_table[] = {
> + {
> + .callback = video_detect_force_vendor,
> + .ident = "N150P",
> + .matches = {
> + DMI_MATCH(DMI_SYS_VENDOR, "SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD."),
> + DMI_MATCH(DMI_PRODUCT_NAME, "N150P"),
> + DMI_MATCH(DMI_BOARD_NAME, "N150P"),
> + },
> + },
> + {
> + .callback = video_detect_force_vendor,
> + .ident = "N145P/N250P/N260P",
> + .matches = {
> + DMI_MATCH(DMI_SYS_VENDOR, "SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD."),
> + DMI_MATCH(DMI_PRODUCT_NAME, "N145P/N250P/N260P"),
> + DMI_MATCH(DMI_BOARD_NAME, "N145P/N250P/N260P"),
> + },
> + },
> + {
> + .callback = video_detect_force_vendor,
> + .ident = "N150/N210/N220",
> + .matches = {
> + DMI_MATCH(DMI_SYS_VENDOR, "SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD."),
> + DMI_MATCH(DMI_PRODUCT_NAME, "N150/N210/N220"),
> + DMI_MATCH(DMI_BOARD_NAME, "N150/N210/N220"),
> + },
> + },
> +};
> +

I don't see NF110/NF210/NF310 in this list. Was that an oversight?


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