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Date:	Mon, 05 Jan 2015 10:24:44 +0100
From:	Johannes Berg <johannes@...solutions.net>
To:	Andrew Clausen <andrew.p.clausen@...il.com>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>
Cc:	"John W. Linville" <linville@...driver.com>,
	linux-wireless@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] rfkill: parameters documentation

On Fri, 2015-01-02 at 19:01 +0000, Andrew Clausen wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> This patch documents two rfkill module parameters, namely
> rfkill.default_state and rfkill.master_switch_mode.
> 
> I constructed the patch from Ubuntu packaged source, but I'm happy to
> adapt it to any git tree.
> 
> Kind regards,
> Andrew
> 
> Signed-off-by: Andrew Clausen <andrew.p.clausen@...il.com>

Looks fine to me (though the commit message shouldn't contain the email
"boilerplate" of "hi all" etc - should just be

rfkill: document module parameters

Document the two rfkill module parameters "default_state" and
"master_switch_mode".

Signed-off-by: ...


However I'm not sure I should apply this through my tree?

johannes

> ---
> 
> diff --git a/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
> b/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
> index 011855b..824ee3b 100644
> --- a/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
> +++ b/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
> @@ -2999,6 +2999,20 @@ bytes respectively. Such letter suffixes can
> also be entirely omitted.
> 
>      retain_initrd    [RAM] Keep initrd memory after extraction
> 
> +    rfkill.default_state=
> +        0        "airplane mode".  All wifi, bluetooth, wimax,
> +                gps, fm, etc. communication is blocked by
> +                default.
> +        1        Unblocked.
> +
> +    rfkill.master_switch_mode=
> +        0        The "airplane mode" button does nothing.
> +        1        The "airplane mode" button toggles between
> +                everything blocked and the previous
> +                configuration.
> +        2        The "airplane mode" button toggles between
> +                everything blocked and everything unblocked.
> +
>      rhash_entries=    [KNL,NET]
>              Set number of hash buckets for route cache
> 
> diff --git a/Documentation/rfkill.txt b/Documentation/rfkill.txt
> index 427e897..2ee6ef9 100644
> --- a/Documentation/rfkill.txt
> +++ b/Documentation/rfkill.txt
> @@ -25,6 +25,9 @@ whether they can be changed or not:
>   - soft block: writable radio block (need not be readable) that is set by
>                 the system software.
> 
> +The rfkill subsystem has two parameters, rfkill.default_state and
> +rfkill.master_switch_mode, which are documented in kernel-parameters.txt.
> +
> 
>  2. Implementation details
> 


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