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SubjectRe: [PATCH 09/15] rfkill: add the WWAN radio type
On Tuesday 20 May 2008, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
> On Tue, 20 May 2008, Ivo van Doorn wrote:
> > On Sunday 18 May 2008, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:

> > > Add a WWAN rfkill type for generic wireless WAN devices. No keys are added
> > > as most devices really want to use KEY_WLAN for WWAN control (in a cycle of
> > > none, WLAN, WWAN, WLAN+WWAN) and need no specific keycode added.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Inaky Perez-Gonzalez <>

BTW, I just realized this was mistakenly put in your initial patch;
you signed off for me and also added me to the CC :)

> Stuff like "WiMax", "802.1a", "EDGE", "GRPS", "802.1bg" would be the
> type, and class would be "WLAN", "WWAN", etc.
> We would only deal with classes on rfkill-input. Anything else more
> specific should be done in userspace instead, disabling rfkill-input.

How would this apply to the case where I want to use the HW key to switch
one off and turn the other one off (say I have both a WiMAX and EDGE
cards in my machine); how could we do it to distinguish which key is which?
I might be missing something.


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