Re: amilo-rfkill: unsupported platform

From: Ben Hutchings
Date: Mon Apr 16 2012 - 09:46:09 EST

On Mon, 2012-04-16 at 14:12 +0100, Luis Henriques wrote:
> Hi Ben,
> You have recently submitted a new rfkill driver for the Amilo A1655 and
> M7440 models. We have been using the fsam7400 driver[1] for the Amilo
> M7440 and it would probably make sense to merge it into the amilo-rfkill.
> However, the fsam7400 driver directly invokes BIOS code in order to turn
> on/off the radio, instead of the methods used by the A1655 and M7440
> driver.

Consistency, it's a wonderful thing.

> This means the memory pages with the BIOS code would need to be
> set as executable after the ioremap (which is probably a bad idea).
> Are there any plans of merging this driver into the amilo-rfkill driver?

I have no plans for this, but feel free to try it.


> [1]

Ben Hutchings
This sentence contradicts itself - no actually it doesn't.

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