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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 6/10] ACPI: register ACPI Video LCD as generic thermal cooling device
    Hi, Matthew,

    On Fri, 2008-01-18 at 09:42 +0800, Matthew Garrett wrote:
    > On Fri, Jan 18, 2008 at 09:31:40AM +0800, Zhang Rui wrote:
    > > Just like I don't think lcd should be used for ACPI thermal
    > management
    > > before I saw it is listed in _TZD and intel_menlow requires to
    > throttle
    > > it when overheating, why not let the individual drivers implement
    > the
    > > callbacks if there is clearly a request to do this.
    > > And we can add this to the generic acpi_device struct then if this
    > is a
    > > common feature for all ACPI devices.
    > It'll probably never be common for all ACPI devices,
    I agree.
    > but it's already
    > required for three types. I think that's a strong argument for making
    > it generic.
    I don't think it's worth doing this as it's only the common feature for
    three ACPI devices.
    > > Well, you're right.
    > > But in order to throttle the lcd, this is reasonable, right?
    > Moving the common code into its own routine and then calling that from
    > each of the others would probably work.
    I can send an on top patch if the patch "Rationalise ACPI backlight
    implementation" is applied.


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