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    SubjectRe: [stable] [patch 44/45] PCI: Unhide the SMBus on the Compaq Evo D510 USDT
    On Thu, Sep 17, 2009 at 03:09:17PM +0200, Jean Delvare wrote:
    > On Thu, 17 Sep 2009 04:38:53 -0700, Greg KH wrote:
    > > On Thu, Sep 17, 2009 at 09:58:23AM +0200, Jean Delvare wrote:
    > > > Hi Greg,
    > > >
    > > > On Wed, 16 Sep 2009 15:36:57 -0700, Greg KH wrote:
    > > > > 2.6.31-stable review patch. If anyone has any objections, please let us know.
    > > > >
    > > > > ------------------
    > > > > From: Jean Delvare <khali@linux-fr.org>
    > > > >
    > > > > commit 6b5096e4d4496e185cd1ada5d1b8e1d941c805ed upstream.
    > > > >
    > > > > One more form factor for Compaq Evo D510, which needs the same quirk
    > > > > as the other form factors. Apparently there's no hardware monitoring
    > > > > chip on that one, but SPD EEPROMs, so it's still worth unhiding the
    > > > > SMBus.
    > > >
    > > > FWIW, this one doesn't strike me as being needed in -stable. While it
    > > > should be safe (otherwise it wouldn't have gone upstream in the first
    > > > place), it hardly fulfills -stable's requirement that "it must fix a
    > > > real bug that bothers people". There's no hardware monitoring chip on
    > > > the SMBus on this machine, and people can easily live without detailed
    > > > memory module information.
    > > >
    > > > So it's up to you, but I won't cry if you drop this patch from -stable.
    > >
    > > Heh, you were the one that originally cc:ed the patch to
    > > stable@kernel.org, so I figured you wanted it in.
    >
    > That would be the other me then. Because the first me just double
    > checked that he hadn't Cc'd stable@kernel.org on this one patch ;)

    My appologies, you are correct, I had gotten this off of the linux-pci
    list and copied it to my stable queue as a potential patch for it.

    Anyway, it's easier for me if it stays :)

    thanks,

    greg k-h


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