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SubjectRe: [PATCH] drivers/x86: add thinkpad-wmi
[re-send for the mailing list, I forgot that gmail was stupid]

On Tue, Sep 5, 2017 at 9:05 AM, Corentin Chary <corentin.chary@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>
> On Mon, Sep 4, 2017 at 7:15 PM, Andy Shevchenko <andy.shevchenko@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>>
>> On Mon, Sep 4, 2017 at 11:21 AM, Corentin Chary
>> <corentin.chary@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > This driver has been available on https://github.com/iksaif/thinkpad-wmi
>> > for
>> > a few year and is already deployed on large fleets of thinkpad laptops.
>> >
>> > The WMI interface is documented here:
>> > http://download.lenovo.com/ibmdl/pub/pc/pccbbs/thinkcentre_pdf/hrdeploy_en.pdf
>> > It mostly focused on changing BIOS/Firmware settings.
>>
>> I will do full review later, few comments right now though.
>> Thanks for doing this btw.
>>
>> > +Date: Aug 2017
>> > +KernelVersion: 4.14
>>
>> v4.15 apparently
>
>
> Done
>
>>
>>
>> > + * Thinkpad WMI hotkey driver
>>
>> Solely for hot keys?
>>
>
> /hotkey/configuration/
>
>>
>> > + *
>> > + * Copyright(C) 2012 Corentin Chary <corentin.chary@gmail.com>
>>
>> 2012,2017?
>>
>
> done
>
>>
>>
>> > + * You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
>> > + * along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
>> > + * Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA
>> > 02111-1307 USA
>>
>> Remove this. It had been changed once, no guarantee it will not again.
>
>
> done
>
>>
>>
>>
>> > +#include <linux/kernel.h>
>> > +#include <linux/module.h>
>> > +#include <linux/init.h>
>> > +#include <linux/types.h>
>> > +#include <linux/debugfs.h>
>> > +#include <linux/uaccess.h>
>> > +#include <linux/seq_file.h>
>> > +#include <linux/platform_device.h>
>> > +#include <linux/device.h>
>> > +#include <linux/acpi.h>
>>
>> Alphabetical.
>>
>
> done
>
>>
>> > +static int __init thinkpad_wmi_init(void)
>> > +{
>> > + platform_device = platform_create_bundle(&platform_driver,
>> > + thinkpad_wmi_probe,
>> > + NULL, 0, NULL, 0);
>> > + if (IS_ERR(platform_device))
>> > + return PTR_ERR(platform_device);
>> > + return 0;
>> > +}
>> > +
>> > +static void __exit thinkpad_wmi_exit(void)
>> > +{
>> > + platform_device_unregister(platform_device);
>> > + platform_driver_unregister(&platform_driver);
>> > +}
>> > +
>> > +module_init(thinkpad_wmi_init);
>> > +module_exit(thinkpad_wmi_exit);
>>
>> I didn't read the code, does it use WMI bus which Andy L. introduced
>> recently?
>>
>
> No, I wasn't aware of it. I checked the dell-wmi conversion patch and it
> should not be too hard.
> I'll probably sent that as a patch on top the existing driver (in the same
> series).
>
>>
>> --
>> With Best Regards,
>> Andy Shevchenko
>
>
>
>
> --
> Corentin Chary
> http://xf.iksaif.net



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Corentin Chary
http://xf.iksaif.net

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