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Re: updates to my 2.6.38 tree


On Sun, Nov 13, 2011 at 3:31 PM, Marc Dietrich <marvin24@xxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi,
> today I added some more stuff to my 2.6.38 kernel tree (at
> http://gitorious.org/~marvin24/ac100/marvin24s-kernel ) - 508 commits if
> gitorious counted right.
> This is mainly a merge of the latest upstream chromeos tree. The merge
> wasn't
> that easy as I expected for two reasons:
>        - first, in the past I did a very lazy wifi backport in a single
> patch
> which caused a lot of conflicts because upstream also had the idea of
> backporting some wifi core infrastructure which collided with my changes.
> So I
> had to revert everything I did and started to cherry-pick all stuff I found
> useful (to make latest upstream rt2x00 driver compiling). So this needs
> some
> testing. It also produces a lot of warnings now if you have wifi debugging
> enabled. Something like: "phy0 -> rt2800usb_txdone_entry_check: Warning -
> TX
> status report missed for queue 2 entry 28", but it seems to be non
> critical.
>        - second, "upstream" also seems to had the idea to backport parts
> of the
> input layer including the latest elantech driver. Unfortunately for me (or
> fortunately for you), it added support to newer touchpads including ours,
> which has hw version 3. While this sounds good, it wasn't so easy because
> the
> upstream driver had a bug so that our touchpad was detected as a version 2
> one
> and therefore refused to work (which I only found out after some days of
> debugging and emailing the maintainers). The other problem was that the
> touchpad refused to wake up again, which fortunately wasn't a big deal to
> fix.
> So we ended up with some basic mutlitouch support. This all should be
> autodetected, so please don't ask me what to configure...
> I hope I got everything into a good shape again and it would be nice if
> some
> more people could test it. And no, there will be no deb package from me.
> Maybe
> someone else can provide it.
WiFi working perfectly (although I had no wifi debugging enabled to see the
Touchpad multitouch working out-of-the-box, and it survives suspends.

> That's all for now - happy testing!
> Marc
Best, Nicolás

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