Re: Linux 3.11-rc2 (acpi backlight, revert)
From: JÃrg Otte
Date: Thu Jul 25 2013 - 11:52:06 EST
2013/7/25 JÃrg Otte <jrg.otte@xxxxxxxxx>:
> 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:
Ok, with the help of Kamal I got my source tree back to a consistent
state. The patch now applies successfully.
Rafael, I now can confirm the patch fixes the problems for me.
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