Re: [PATCH] Revert "Input: elantech - enable SMBus on new (2018+) systems"
From: Dmitry Torokhov
Date: Tue Oct 15 2019 - 20:51:13 EST
On Fri, Oct 11, 2019 at 05:26:05PM +0200, Benjamin Tissoires wrote:
> Hi Kai-Heng,
> On Tue, Oct 1, 2019 at 9:09 AM Kai-Heng Feng
> <kai.heng.feng@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > This reverts commit 883a2a80f79ca5c0c105605fafabd1f3df99b34c.
> > Apparently use dmi_get_bios_year() as manufacturing date isn't accurate
> > and this breaks older laptops with new BIOS update.
> > So let's revert this patch.
> > There are still new HP laptops still need to use SMBus to support all
> > features, but it'll be enabled via a whitelist.
> You might want to add here:
> Link: https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=204771
> > Signed-off-by: Kai-Heng Feng <kai.heng.feng@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Oops, seems like you are missing my acked by:
> Acked-by: Benjamin Tissoires <benjamin.tissoires@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Also, don't we want to send this one to stable as well? I can't
> remember if we reverted it in all the released kernels.
It looks like we need it for 5.3 so I marked it for stable.