Re: [PATCH 2/2 update] misc: Add dell-laptop driver

From: Henrique de Moraes Holschuh
Date: Thu Dec 04 2008 - 21:08:21 EST

On Thu, 04 Dec 2008, Alan Jenkins wrote:
> I still think you need to initialise wifi_rfkill->state before you call
> rfkill_register().
> It seems an easy mistake, probably the rfkill core should test for it.

Well, yes, I could add that paranoia to the core. Added to the todo

But the core will re-init rfkill->state from rfkill->get_state(), so
it is not a serious problem at all (since the drive provides

The reason it is recommended to always init the thing, is that if you
later move to a purely event-driven rfkill interface, you won't break

"One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
Henrique Holschuh
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