Re: Linux 3.11-rc2 (acpi backlight, revert)

From: JÃrg Otte
Date: Thu Jul 25 2013 - 10:52:10 EST

2013/7/25 Rafael J. Wysocki <rjw@xxxxxxx>:
> On Monday, July 22, 2013 09:54:21 PM Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
>> On Monday, July 22, 2013 11:11:54 AM Linus Torvalds wrote:
>> > On Mon, Jul 22, 2013 at 6:02 AM, Rafael J. Wysocki <rjw@xxxxxxx> wrote:
>> > >
>> > > Linus, do you want me to send a pull request reverting 8c5bd7a and efaa14c?
>> >
>> > Yes, but let's wait a while. Not because I think we'll fix the problem
>> > (hey, miracles might happen), but because I think it would be useful
>> > to couple the reverts with information about the particular machines
>> > that broke (and the people who reported it). So that when we
>> > inevitably try again, we can perhaps get some testing effort with
>> > those machines/people.
>> >
>> > It doesn't seem to be a show-stopped for a large number of people, so
>> > there's no huge hurry. I'd suggest doing the revert just in time for
>> > rc3, but waiting until then to gather info about people who see
>> > breakage.
>> >
>> > Sound like a plan?
>> Yes, it does.
> OK, time to revert I guess.
> James, Kamal, Steven, JÃrg, Martin, Kalle, please check if the apppended patch
> fixes the backlight for you.

Problems, problems :-) I tried to apply on top of 3.11-rc2:

jojo@ahorn:/data/kernel/linux$ git log --pretty=oneline | head -5
3b2f64d00c46e1e4e9bd0bb9bb12619adac27a4b Linux 3.11-rc2
ea45ea70b6131fa0b006f5b687b9b1398b24f681 Merge tag 'acpi-video-3.11'
of git://
90db76e829479ef2ba1fed8f2552846015469831 Merge tag 'ext4_for_linus' of
dda5690defe4af62ee120f055e98e40d97e4c760 ext3: fix a BUG when opening
a file with O_TMPFILE flag
e94bd3490f4ef342801cfc76b33d8baf9ccc9437 ext4: fix a BUG when opening
a file with O_TMPFILE flag

jojo@ahorn:/data/kernel/linux$ git apply --check
error: patch failed: drivers/acpi/video.c:897
error: drivers/acpi/video.c: patch does not apply
error: patch failed: drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_dma.c:1648
error: drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_dma.c: patch does not apply
error: patch failed: include/acpi/video.h:17
error: include/acpi/video.h: patch does not apply
error: patch failed: drivers/acpi/video_detect.c:235
error: drivers/acpi/video_detect.c: patch does not apply
error: patch failed: include/linux/acpi.h:191
error: include/linux/acpi.h: patch does not apply
error: patch failed: drivers/acpi/internal.h:169
error: drivers/acpi/internal.h: patch does not apply
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