Re: Sony ACPI extras mainline inclusion

From: Jan Engelhardt
Date: Wed Aug 02 2006 - 10:34:11 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...

FWIW, the patch works without having to apply all of -mm.

Jan Engelhardt
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