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SubjectRe: [PATCH] platform/x86: peaq-wmi: Add DMI check before binding to the WMI interface
On Thu, Oct 5, 2017 at 9:04 PM, Hans de Goede <hdegoede@redhat.com> wrote:
> It seems that the WMI GUID used by the PEAQ 2-in-1 WMI hotkeys is not
> as unique as a GUID should be and is used on some other devices too.
>
> This is causing spurious key-press reports on these other devices.
>
> This commits adds a DMI check to the PEAQ 2-in-1 WMI hotkeys driver to
> ensure that it is actually running on a PEAQ 2-in-1, fixing the
> spurious key-presses on these other devices.

Thanks!

One comment though.

> static void __exit peaq_wmi_exit(void)
> {
> + if (!dmi_check_system(peaq_dmi_table))
> + return;
> +
> if (!wmi_has_guid(PEAQ_DOLBY_BUTTON_GUID))
> return;

I was thinking, after got kbuid bot complains on Kai's patch on
sections mismatch, do we need these checks at all?
How would be possible to get a module loaded in the first place if
system is not in whitelist?

If I'm right, please, drop the check and move table to __initconst.

--
With Best Regards,
Andy Shevchenko

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