Re: problem: Re: [PATCH] input: fixup X86_MRST selects

From: Dmitry Torokhov
Date: Mon Jun 28 2010 - 18:45:03 EST

On Mon, Jun 28, 2010 at 02:12:03PM -0700, Pan, Jacob jun wrote:
> >
> We do intend to maintain binary compatibility between generic kernel and Moorestown.
> I guess the challenge is not having enumeration of i8042 pass to the driver. Do you
> prefer abort i8042_platform_init() based on #define CONFIG_X86_MRST? It is no safe
> to probe HW on Moorestown, unfortunately.

Any check based on CONFIG_X86_MRST means that kernel is not generic.
We'd need a runtime check (but not necessarily one that bangs ports). Is
there something in processor flags, or DMI, or similar that woudl allow
i8042 to see that it runs on Moorestown?

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