Re: Laptop shock detection and harddisk protection

From: Tejun Heo
Date: Mon Sep 15 2008 - 04:31:22 EST

Greg KH wrote:
>>>> On a related note, is there any plan to merge tp_smapi to mainline?
>>>> It seems you put a lot of work into it and I don't really see why it
>>>> should stay out of tree.
>>> The only issue I'm aware of is finding a reasonably-named maintainer.
>>> On the technical side, the reviews on my lkml submission of
>>> thinkpad_ec+hdaps seemed good and all technical comments are since
>>> addressed. The code has been stable, well-tested and packaged by major
>>> distros for years.
>> Cool, can you please post the patch to the lkml and cc Greg
>> Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@xxxxxxx>, Andrew Morton
>> <akpm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> and me?
> Sorry, but no, I can't accept this code as it is coming from a "known
> anonymous" person containing information that it is not known where it
> came from.
> We went over this before a number of years ago, that's why this code
> isn't in mainline :(

Aieee... didn't know that and was wondering why the hell this wasn't
in mainline. :-(

> In short, "Signed-off-by:" from people who are known to be anonymous is
> not allowed.

Shem Multinymous, I suppose nothing really has changd since the last


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