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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3] i2c: i801: blacklist Host Notify on HP EliteBook G3 850
On Thu,  5 Apr 2018 14:38:24 -0400, Jason Andryuk wrote:
> The HP EliteBook G3 850 has a weird bug where a subsequent cold boot
> hangs while plugged in if Linux enables the Host Notify features of
> i2c-i801. The cold boot hang depends on how the system boots. It does
> not hang on UEFI Grub text boot or legacy Grub text boot. But it does
> hang on legacy Grub graphical boot and Intel Boot Agent PXE text boot.
> Booting unplugged is not affected.
> Disabling the Host Notify feature with disable_feature=0x20 works around
> the bug, so automatically do so based on DMI information.
> More information can be found here:
> Signed-off-by: Jason Andryuk <>
> Reviewed-by: Jean Delvare <>
> Cc:
> ---
> v3: Switch to DMI_EXACT_MATCH and add empty element to array
> drivers/i2c/busses/i2c-i801.c | 23 +++++++++++++++++++++++
> 1 file changed, 23 insertions(+)
> (...)

Wolfram and stable, please hold on with this patch, Jason and I may have
found a proper fix so blacklisting would no longer be needed.

Jean Delvare
SUSE L3 Support

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