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Date:   Fri, 6 Oct 2017 09:47:24 -0700
From:   Darren Hart <dvhart@...radead.org>
To:     Andy Shevchenko <andy.shevchenko@...il.com>
Cc:     Hans de Goede <hdegoede@...hat.com>,
        Andy Shevchenko <andy@...radead.org>,
        Kai Heng Feng <kai.heng.feng@...onical.com>,
        Platform Driver <platform-driver-x86@...r.kernel.org>,
        "linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        stable@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] platform/x86: peaq-wmi: Add DMI check before binding to
 the WMI interface

On Thu, Oct 05, 2017 at 09:19:23PM +0300, Andy Shevchenko wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 5, 2017 at 9:04 PM, Hans de Goede <hdegoede@...hat.com> wrote:
> > It seems that the WMI GUID used by the PEAQ 2-in-1 WMI hotkeys is not
> > as unique as a GUID should be and is used on some other devices too.
> >
> > This is causing spurious key-press reports on these other devices.
> >
> > This commits adds a DMI check to the PEAQ 2-in-1 WMI hotkeys driver to
> > ensure that it is actually running on a PEAQ 2-in-1, fixing the
> > spurious key-presses on these other devices.
> 
> Thanks!
> 
> One comment though.
> 
> >  static void __exit peaq_wmi_exit(void)
> >  {
> > +       if (!dmi_check_system(peaq_dmi_table))
> > +               return;
> > +
> >         if (!wmi_has_guid(PEAQ_DOLBY_BUTTON_GUID))
> >                 return;
> 
> I was thinking, after got kbuid bot complains on Kai's patch on
> sections mismatch, do we need these checks at all?
> How would be possible to get a module loaded in the first place if
> system is not in whitelist?
> 

I was wondering this myself.

-- 
Darren Hart
VMware Open Source Technology Center

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