Re: Dell Studio 1555 eject key does not work ( small patch to fix included )

From: Islam Amer
Date: Thu Jun 10 2010 - 19:55:29 EST

Hello all,

My bios version is A08 , I see that A11 was recently released but the
changelog doesn't say much.

Which is better, upgrade and hope the problem goes away, or wait until
we have a fix that is agreed upon ?


On Thu, Jun 10, 2010 at 9:40 PM, Matthew Garrett <mjg59@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 10, 2010 at 01:36:56PM -0500, Rezwanul_Kabir@xxxxxxxx wrote:
>> Hi Islam Amer
>>    I got report that "Ubuntu 10.04 + BIOS A11" was tested and the "Eject CD" key is working
>>    as expected. Sorry, I couldn't find any Studio 1555 to test myself and cannot provide you
>>    with more details.
>>     Also, you may try acpi_osi="Windows 2009" kernel parameter and see if there is any difference.
> That's the default on any kernel that has this support in dell-wmi. Rez,
> could you let me know if the proposed patch breaks the spec in ways that
> are likely to cause problems?
> --
> Matthew Garrett | mjg59@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
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