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SubjectRe: [PATCH 01/14] ACPI / Video: blacklist some samsung laptops
On Tue, Mar 20, 2012 at 09:53:01AM +0100, Corentin Chary wrote:
> From: Corentin Chary <corentincj@iksaif.net>
>
> On these laptops, the ACPI video is not functional, and very unlikely
> to be fixed by the vendor. Note that intel_backlight works for some
> of these laptops, and the backlight from samsung-laptop always work.
>
> The good news is that newer laptops have functional ACPI video device
> and won't end up growing this list.

Are the hotkeys delivered via ACPI or via the Samsung device? If the
latter, you can just do unregister_acpi_video() instead in the samsung
driver and avoid having more machine-specific quirks in the ACPi code.

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Matthew Garrett | mjg59@srcf.ucam.org


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