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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH 1/2] Input: add `SW_MACHINE_COVER`
Hi Sebastian,

On 14/02/2020 15:38, Sebastian Reichel wrote:
> Hi,
> On Fri, Feb 14, 2020 at 02:02:47PM +0100, Merlijn Wajer wrote:
>> This event code represents the state of a removable cover of a device.
>> Value 1 means that the cover is open or removed, value 0 means that the
>> cover is closed.
> This is the opposit of what is being stated everywhere else. It does
> not really matter, but it must be used consistently :)

Oh, my bad. Indeed, value 1 means that the cover is closed, will fix.

>> This can be used to preempt users removing a removable mmc card or even
>> the battery, allowing userspace to attempt to safely unmount a card.
> I would drop this sentence, since its very specific to the N900. The
> name is generic enough to e.g. also apply for desktop machines, which
> sometimes have a cover switch for doing a shutdown (because of poor
> airflow when open).

Fair enough.

>> ---
> Missing Signed-off-by.

Will add - thanks.

> Reviewed-by: Sebastian Reichel <>


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