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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Input: atkbd: Fix release quirk for Dell models
On Mon, Apr 06, 2015 at 12:00:32AM +0200, Pali Rohár wrote:
> On Sunday 05 April 2015 23:48:33 Dmitry Torokhov wrote:
> > Hi Pali,
> >
> > On Sun, Mar 29, 2015 at 04:36:19PM +0200, Pali Rohár wrote:
> > > This patch fixes commit 61579ba83934 ("Input: atkbd - expand
> > > Latitude's force release quirk to other Dells"). Before
> > > that commit release quirks were called for all Dell
> > > Latitude models. After that commit only for Portable Dell
> > > devices. But lot of Latitude models are Laptop or Notebook
> > > DMI devices so quirks are not called.
> > >
> > > Release quirks are still needed also for new Dell Latitude
> > > models, so this patch enables quirks for all Portable,
> > > Laptop, Notebook and Sub-Notebook Dell devices.
> >
> > Does Dell use all these types for their laptops? What models
> > do you know that need this quirk?
> >
> > Thanks.
> >
>
> I do not if Dell use all types, but months ago Matthew wrote to
> include also other numbers not only 9 (Laptop) and you agreed.

Hmm, I tried looking back but I could not quite find the discussion.

>
> I do not know exact list of models which needs these quirks, but
> before that commit (61579ba83934) it was used for all Latitude
> models. At least I see that switches do not generate release
> events and on older Latitude machines some Fn keys do not
> generate them too.

So the question is still: what models do need this quirk and what
chassis type they are used.

Regardless, I have not accepted quirks for force_release and atkbd
keymaps for many years now as the task to adjust both keymap and
force_release list has been offloaded to udev.

Thanks.

--
Dmitry


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