Re: [PATCH] platform/x86: thinkpad_acpi: Read EC information on newer models

From: Greg KH
Date: Fri Mar 08 2019 - 12:04:49 EST

On Fri, Mar 08, 2019 at 09:14:26PM +0800, Jiaxun Yang wrote:
> Newer ThinkPads have a totally different EC program information DMI
> table. And thermal subdriver can't work without correct EC version.
> Read from this entry if the old method failed to get EC information.
> Signed-off-by: Jiaxun Yang <jiaxun.yang@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> ---
> drivers/platform/x86/thinkpad_acpi.c | 62 ++++++++++++++++++++++------
> 1 file changed, 49 insertions(+), 13 deletions(-)


This is not the correct way to submit patches for inclusion in the
stable kernel tree. Please read:
for how to do this properly.