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SubjectRe: [PATCH] platform/x86: Add Driver to set up lid GPEs on MS Surface device
On Sat, Sep 12, 2020 at 12:46:30AM +0200, Maximilian Luz wrote:
> On 9/12/20 12:10 AM, mark gross wrote:
> > Surface devices are tablets with detachable keyboards. they don't really
> > have a "lid" as the tablet is the "lid".
> The Surface Laptop series doesn't have a detachable keyboard, yet still
> requires this. Arguably, the Surface Books are also more laptop than
> tablet (at least that's the way I use mine...). Finally, on the actual
> tablets (Surface Pro series) the lid switch detects when the keyboard
> cover is opened (or at least that's what I have been told, I don't
> own/have access to a Pro series device).
> Regardless of that, this patch is intended to provide the same behavior
> as found on Windows, for all devices included in this patch, which is:
> When you open the lid, or in case of the Pro series fold away the
> keyboard cover, the device wakes from suspend/s2idle. Without this
> patch, that doesn't work.
> > I'm just questioning if the creator of the device designed it the way they did
> > maybe we should think twice about doing this.
> As far as I can tell, the intended behavior is to wake the device when
> the lid is opened, which on the Laptops and Books is a more conventional
> lid and on the Pros constitutes opening the cover.
> I'm open for any alternative though.
> Also please note that I've already sent a v2 of this patch with Andy's
> comments addressed:
never mind then.

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