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SubjectRe: Regression in thinkpad-acpi events
With 3.0 it was still fine, that much is for sure. The problem came 
with the upgrade to 3.1. I've never even compiled my own kernel so I
cannot bisect. Sorry...


On Mon 14 Nov 2011 08:31:06 PM CET, Maciej Rutecki wrote:
> On środa, 9 listopada 2011 o 19:17:25 Natanji wrote:
>> Hello everyone,
>> first time posting on this last, and I'm not subscribed, so please CC
>> any replies to me. ;)
>> I'm running Kernel version 3.1-4 using Arch Linux (32 Bit) on a Thinkpad
>> X60 Tablet. Since upgrading from a pre-3.1 kernel to a post-3.1 kernel,
>> the Thinkpad-specific ACPI events (from thinkpad-acpi) are completely gone.
>> This can be observed by using the acpi_listen command. For instance, no
>> ACPI events happen when swiveling the display, and the sleep button returns
>> button/sleep SBTN 00000080 00000000
>> instead of the previous
>> ibm/hotkey HKEY 00000080 00001004
>> The bug was reported in the Arch Linux bugtracker [1] and it was
>> suggested to report this upstream, so this is what I did now. Sadly I
>> have no idea how I could find out if this is indeed a kernel bug or not;
>> I have never compiled my own kernel so what I can give you is probably
>> limited. But I suppose quite a few members of this list use a Thinkpad.
>> If there is anything else I can help out with, just tell me.
>> [1]
> Can you check that 3.1 works or not? Or try bisection that it is regression
> after 3.0 or 3.1 kernel.
> Regards
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