Re: Linux 3.11-rc2 (acpi backlight, revert)
From: Rafael J. Wysocki
Date: Thu Jul 25 2013 - 15:37:17 EST
On Thursday, July 25, 2013 08:14:08 PM James Hogan wrote:
> On 25 July 2013 14:00, Rafael J. Wysocki <rjw@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> > 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.
> Works for me
James, Kamal, JÃrg, thanks for confirmations. I'll tentatively put the revert
into linux-next in a while.
Other people who experienced problems with backlight in 3.11-rc2, please let me
know whether or not the revert works for you too if you can.
I speak only for myself.
Rafael J. Wysocki, Intel Open Source Technology Center.
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