Re: [PATCH] Request driver inclusion - acer aspire one fan control
From: Randy Dunlap
Date: Tue Jun 16 2009 - 18:39:23 EST
On Wed, 17 Jun 2009 00:14:35 +0200 Peter Feuerer wrote:
> Andreas, I applied and reviewd your patch and additionally changed following things:
> o added "acerhdf_enable_kernelmode" which is the opposite of your "acerhdf_revert_to_bios_mode".
> o suspend stops and resume starts the kernelmode in a clean way
> o some small bugfixes (e.g. Version of the terminator bios table entry has to be "" and not 0)...
> I tested the patch with current linus git. Unfortunately does the current state of the kernel freeze my a1 after suspend/resume randomly (also without acerhdf). Anyways I was able to do 11 suspend / resume cycles with acerhdf loaded and kernelmode=on.
> Peter Feuerer <peter@xxxxxxxx>
> Acerhdf is a driver for Acer Aspire One netbooks. It allows to access
> the temperature sensor and to control the fan.
> Signed-off-by: Peter Feuerer <peter@xxxxxxxx>
> Signed-off-by: Andreas Mohr <andi@xxxxxxxx>
> Reviewed-by: Borislav Petkov <petkovbb@xxxxxxxxx>
> Tested-by: Borislav Petkov <petkovbb@xxxxxxxxx>
> diff --git a/drivers/platform/x86/Kconfig b/drivers/platform/x86/Kconfig
> index c682ac5..c768475 100644
> --- a/drivers/platform/x86/Kconfig
> +++ b/drivers/platform/x86/Kconfig
> @@ -34,6 +34,23 @@ config ACER_WMI
> If you have an ACPI-WMI compatible Acer/ Wistron laptop, say Y or M
> +config ACERHDF
> + tristate "Acer Aspire One temperature and fan driver"
> + depends on THERMAL && THERMAL_HWMON
depends on ACPI
due to calling ec_read()
> + ---help---
> + This is a driver for Acer Aspire One netbooks. It allows to access
> + the temperature sensor and to control the fan.
> + After loading this driver the BIOS is still in control of the fan.
> + To let the kernel handle the fan, do:
> + echo -n enabled > /sys/class/thermal/thermal_zone0/mode
> + For more information about this driver see
> + <http://piie.net/files/acerhdf_README.txt>
> + If you have an Acer Aspire One netbook, say Y or M
> + here.
> config ASUS_LAPTOP
> tristate "Asus Laptop Extras (EXPERIMENTAL)"
> depends on ACPI
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