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Date:	Mon, 23 Jun 2008 18:40:24 +0400
From:	Dmitry Baryshkov <dbaryshkov@...il.com>
To:	Dmitry Torokhov <dmitry.torokhov@...il.com>
Cc:	netdev@...r.kernel.org, IvDoorn@...il.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH] RFKILL: fix input layer initialisation

On Mon, Jun 23, 2008 at 09:22:39AM -0400, Dmitry Torokhov wrote:
> Hi Dmitry,
> 
> On Thu, Jun 19, 2008 at 03:28:41PM +0400, Dmitry Baryshkov wrote:
> > Initialise correctly last fields, so tasks can be actually executed
> > 
> > Also move rfkill-input initialisation to subsys level so that it's
> > available before generic drivers probing occurs.
> > 
> 
> Rfkill-input is an implementation of default policy of handling
> wifi-related key presses, it is not mandatory and should not be
> required for a driver to operate, it may even not be present in the
> kernel and therefore module_init is the appropriate time for its
> initialization. We don't expect user to start pushing WIFI buttons
> while system just starting to boot up, do we?

I do toggle the KEY_BLUETOOTH from the kernel driver early.
The preliminary patch can be found at
http://permalink.gmane.org/gmane.linux.ports.arm.kernel/43136

The idea was to drive the bluetooth chip attached to the UART from the
uart pm hook.


-- 
With best wishes
Dmitry

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