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authorLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2008-10-23 10:20:36 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2008-10-23 10:20:36 -0700
commit765426e8ee4c0ab2bc9d44951f4865b8494cdbd0 (patch)
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parent898b054f3eec5921320ae8614b5bdd7b07ea5b43 (diff)
downloadlinux-linaro-765426e8ee4c0ab2bc9d44951f4865b8494cdbd0.tar.gz
Merge branch 'release' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/lenb/linux-acpi-2.6
* 'release' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/lenb/linux-acpi-2.6: (123 commits) dock: make dock driver not a module ACPI: fix ia64 build warning ACPI: hack around sysfs warning with link order ACPI suspend: fix build warning when CONFIG_ACPI_SLEEP=n intel_menlo: fix build warning panasonic-laptop: fix build ACPICA: Update version to 20080926 ACPICA: Add support for zero-length buffer-to-string conversions ACPICA: New: Validation for predefined ACPI methods/objects ACPICA: Fix for implicit return compatibility ACPICA: Fixed a couple memory leaks associated with "implicit return" ACPICA: Optimize buffer allocation procedure ACPICA: Fix possible memory leak, error exit path ACPICA: Fix fault after mem allocation failure in AML parser ACPICA: Remove unused ACPI register bit definition ACPICA: Update version to 20080829 ACPICA: Fix possible memory leak in acpi_ns_get_external_pathname ACPICA: Cleanup for internal Reference Object ACPICA: Update comments - no functional changes ACPICA: Update for Reference ACPI_OPERAND_OBJECT ...
Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation')
-rw-r--r--Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt61
-rw-r--r--Documentation/laptops/acer-wmi.txt28
2 files changed, 50 insertions, 39 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt b/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
index 53ba7c7d82b..343e0f0f84b 100644
--- a/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
+++ b/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
@@ -218,20 +218,47 @@ and is between 256 and 4096 characters. It is defined in the file
acpi.debug_level= [HW,ACPI]
Format: <int>
Each bit of the <int> indicates an ACPI debug level,
- 1: enable, 0: disable. It is useful for boot time
- debugging. After system has booted up, it can be set
- via /sys/module/acpi/parameters/debug_level.
- CONFIG_ACPI_DEBUG must be enabled for this to produce any output.
- Available bits (add the numbers together) to enable different
- debug output levels of the ACPI subsystem:
- 0x01 error 0x02 warn 0x04 init 0x08 debug object
- 0x10 info 0x20 init names 0x40 parse 0x80 load
- 0x100 dispatch 0x200 execute 0x400 names 0x800 operation region
- 0x1000 bfield 0x2000 tables 0x4000 values 0x8000 objects
- 0x10000 resources 0x20000 user requests 0x40000 package.
- The number can be in decimal or prefixed with 0x in hex.
- Warning: Many of these options can produce a lot of
- output and make your system unusable. Be very careful.
+ which corresponds to the level in an ACPI_DEBUG_PRINT
+ statement. After system has booted up, this mask
+ can be set via /sys/module/acpi/parameters/debug_level.
+
+ CONFIG_ACPI_DEBUG must be enabled for this to produce
+ any output. The number can be in decimal or prefixed
+ with 0x in hex. Some of these options produce so much
+ output that the system is unusable.
+
+ The following global components are defined by the
+ ACPI CA:
+ 0x01 error
+ 0x02 warn
+ 0x04 init
+ 0x08 debug object
+ 0x10 info
+ 0x20 init names
+ 0x40 parse
+ 0x80 load
+ 0x100 dispatch
+ 0x200 execute
+ 0x400 names
+ 0x800 operation region
+ 0x1000 bfield
+ 0x2000 tables
+ 0x4000 values
+ 0x8000 objects
+ 0x10000 resources
+ 0x20000 user requests
+ 0x40000 package
+ The number can be in decimal or prefixed with 0x in hex.
+ Warning: Many of these options can produce a lot of
+ output and make your system unusable. Be very careful.
+
+ acpi.power_nocheck= [HW,ACPI]
+ Format: 1/0 enable/disable the check of power state.
+ On some bogus BIOS the _PSC object/_STA object of
+ power resource can't return the correct device power
+ state. In such case it is unneccessary to check its
+ power state again in power transition.
+ 1 : disable the power state check
acpi_pm_good [X86-32,X86-64]
Override the pmtimer bug detection: force the kernel
@@ -1711,6 +1738,10 @@ and is between 256 and 4096 characters. It is defined in the file
Override pmtimer IOPort with a hex value.
e.g. pmtmr=0x508
+ pnp.debug [PNP]
+ Enable PNP debug messages. This depends on the
+ CONFIG_PNP_DEBUG_MESSAGES option.
+
pnpacpi= [ACPI]
{ off }
@@ -2208,7 +2239,7 @@ and is between 256 and 4096 characters. It is defined in the file
thermal.crt= [HW,ACPI]
-1: disable all critical trip points in all thermal zones
- <degrees C>: lower all critical trip points
+ <degrees C>: override all critical trip points
thermal.nocrt= [HW,ACPI]
Set to disable actions on ACPI thermal zone
diff --git a/Documentation/laptops/acer-wmi.txt b/Documentation/laptops/acer-wmi.txt
index 69b5dd4e5a5..2b3a6b5260b 100644
--- a/Documentation/laptops/acer-wmi.txt
+++ b/Documentation/laptops/acer-wmi.txt
@@ -1,7 +1,7 @@
Acer Laptop WMI Extras Driver
http://code.google.com/p/aceracpi
-Version 0.1
-9th February 2008
+Version 0.2
+18th August 2008
Copyright 2007-2008 Carlos Corbacho <carlos@strangeworlds.co.uk>
@@ -87,17 +87,7 @@ acer-wmi come with built-in wireless. However, should you feel so inclined to
ever wish to remove the card, or swap it out at some point, please get in touch
with me, as we may well be able to gain some data on wireless card detection.
-To read the status of the wireless radio (0=off, 1=on):
-cat /sys/devices/platform/acer-wmi/wireless
-
-To enable the wireless radio:
-echo 1 > /sys/devices/platform/acer-wmi/wireless
-
-To disable the wireless radio:
-echo 0 > /sys/devices/platform/acer-wmi/wireless
-
-To set the state of the wireless radio when loading acer-wmi, pass:
-wireless=X (where X is 0 or 1)
+The wireless radio is exposed through rfkill.
Bluetooth
*********
@@ -117,17 +107,7 @@ For the adventurously minded - if you want to buy an internal bluetooth
module off the internet that is compatible with your laptop and fit it, then
it will work just fine with acer-wmi.
-To read the status of the bluetooth module (0=off, 1=on):
-cat /sys/devices/platform/acer-wmi/wireless
-
-To enable the bluetooth module:
-echo 1 > /sys/devices/platform/acer-wmi/bluetooth
-
-To disable the bluetooth module:
-echo 0 > /sys/devices/platform/acer-wmi/bluetooth
-
-To set the state of the bluetooth module when loading acer-wmi, pass:
-bluetooth=X (where X is 0 or 1)
+Bluetooth is exposed through rfkill.
3G
**