Re: Sony ACPI extras mainline inclusion

From: Pavel Machek
Date: Wed Aug 02 2006 - 06:34:05 EST


> I own a Sony VAIO laptop that uses ACPI for setting
> screen brightness
> through the "2.6-sony_acpi4.patch" patch that has been
> living in -mm for a while.
> I'd like this patch to be merged in mainline, so that I
> won't be forced anymore to patch
> the kernel by hand or to use the -mm patchset.
> Is there something that prevents this to happen?

Wrong interface?

Convert it to use /sys/class/backlight sysfs interface...

Thanks for all the (sleeping) penguins.
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