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SubjectRe: [PATCH] acer-wmi: only supports AMW0_GUID1 on acer family
On 1 November 2016 at 12:30, Lee, Chun-Yi <joeyli.kernel@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> The AMW0_GUID1 wmi is not only found on Acer family but also other
> machines like Lenovo, Fujitsu and Medion. In the past days, acer-wmi
> driver handled those non-Acer machines by quirks list.
>
> But actually acer-wmi driver was loaded on any machines that have
> AMW0_GUID1. This behavior is strange because those machines should
> be supported by appropriate wmi drivers. e.g. fujitsu-laptop,
> ideapad-laptop.
>
> So, This patch adds the logic to check the machine that has AMW0_GUID1
> should be in Acer/Packard Bell/Gateway white list. But, it still keeps
> the quirk list of those supported non-acer machines for backward
> compatible.
>
> Tested-by: Bjørn Mork <bjorn@mork.no>
> Cc: Darren Hart <dvhart@infradead.org>
> Signed-off-by: Lee, Chun-Yi <jlee@suse.com>

Xiaomi Air 13.3 notebook suffers from the same issue, acer-wmi
basically has no use on this machine. With your patch, acer-wmi no
longer loads.

Tested-by: Anthony Wong <anthony@ypwong.org>

Thanks,
Anthony

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