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SubjectRe: [PATCH] acpi: video: improve quirk check
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On Friday, August 02, 2013 08:04:52 PM Felipe Contreras wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 2, 2013 at 6:47 PM, Rafael J. Wysocki <rjw@sisk.pl> wrote:
> > On Friday, August 02, 2013 02:37:09 PM Felipe Contreras wrote:
> >> If the _BCL package is descending, the first level (br->levels[2]) will
> >> be 0, and if the number of levels matches the number of steps, we might
> >> confuse a returned level to mean the index.
> >>
> >> For example:
> >>
> >> current_level = max_level = 100
> >> test_level = 0
> >> returned level = 100
> >>
> >> In this case 100 means the level, not the index, and _BCM failed. But if
> >> the _BCL package is descending, the index of level 0 is also 100, so we
> >> assume _BQC is indexed, when it's not.
> >>
> >> This causes all _BQC calls to return bogus values causing weird behavior
> >> from the user's perspective. For example: xbacklight -set 10; xbacklight
> >> -set 20; would flash to 90% and then slowly down to the desired level
> >> (20).
> >>
> >> The solution is simple; test anything other than the first level (e.g.
> >> 1).
> >>
> >> Signed-off-by: Felipe Contreras <felipe.contreras@gmail.com>
> >
> > Looks reasonable.
> >
> > Aaron, what do you think?
>
> Aaron has a similar patch does many more checks. I think we should add
> more checks, but I think those should go into a separate patch.
>
> This patch alone fixes a real problem, which is rather urgent to fix,
> and I did it this way so it's trivial to review and merge.

And I still would like to know the Aaron's opinion, what's wrong with that?



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