LP#291878 -- fix HP Pavillion zv6000 volume
Andy Whitcroft wrote:
> The volume keys on HP Pavillion zv6000s do not correctly produce key up
> events leading to them autorepeating all the way to the end of the scale.
> Following this email is a patch for this adding a quirk for the machine.
> This patch has already been merge to mainline (2.6.29-rc1) has been tested
> by the submitter to fix the issue on an Intrepid kernel.
> The changes are tied to the DMI name of the machine and so the risks of
> regression on other machines should be low. Proposing this for SRU to
> Intrepid and for application to Jaunty.
> Rikard Ljungstrand (1):
> Input: atkbd - add keyboard quirk for HP Pavilion ZV6100 laptop
> drivers/input/keyboard/atkbd.c | 26 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> 1 files changed, 26 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
I've often wondered how these platform specific patches can scale. A
decade from now the kernel is going to have hundreds of patches like
this, unique to 1 platform that was sold for 6 months (the typical
laptop sales window). It must drive the embedded guys nuts 'cause all
this crap is carried along with typically no way to optionally not
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