Dell new AIO requires a new uart backlight driver

Bug #1727235 reported by AceLan Kao on 2017-10-25
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Bug Description

[Impact]
New Dell AIO platforms requires a driver that ​can communicate with the scalar IC FW through UART interface to get and set the brightness level.

[Test]
Verified on some new Dell machines and confirmed it works.

[Fix]
Write a new driver to handle this task.

[Regression Potential]
Low, it's a new driver for new interface.

[Misc]
Upstream maintainer ask use to re-implement this driver by the new
interface, serdev, but serdev seems doesn't work with ACPI, so submit
this driver as Ubuntu sauce patch for now. I'll try re-write it when I'm
available.

CVE References

tags: added: originate-from-1693100 somerville
Changed in oem-priority:
importance: Undecided → High
status: New → Confirmed
status: Confirmed → Triaged
tags: added: dkms-upstream
Changed in oem-priority:
importance: High → Medium
Alex Tu (alextu) wrote :

raise this issue to critical, because it's a subtask of COL 3.0

<alextu> AceLan, so, LP: #1727235, is not upstream yet, right ? it's a blocker of COL 3.0
<AceLan> alextu: I'll submit it to bionic kernel soon

related issue:
LP: #1771050 [COL3][EXT-23961] somerville tracking

Changed in oem-priority:
importance: Medium → High
importance: High → Critical
AceLan Kao (acelankao) on 2018-07-13
description: updated
AceLan Kao (acelankao) on 2018-07-13
description: updated
Changed in oem-priority:
importance: Critical → High
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Bionic):
status: New → Fix Committed
Stefan Bader (smb) on 2018-08-02
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Bionic):
status: Fix Committed → Incomplete
Timo Aaltonen (tjaalton) on 2018-09-14
Changed in linux-oem (Ubuntu):
status: New → Invalid
Stefan Bader (smb) on 2018-10-01
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Bionic):
status: Incomplete → Fix Committed
Brad Figg (brad-figg) wrote :

This bug is awaiting verification that the kernel in -proposed solves the problem. Please test the kernel and update this bug with the results. If the problem is solved, change the tag 'verification-needed-bionic' to 'verification-done-bionic'. If the problem still exists, change the tag 'verification-needed-bionic' to 'verification-failed-bionic'.

If verification is not done by 5 working days from today, this fix will be dropped from the source code, and this bug will be closed.

See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/EnableProposed for documentation how to enable and use -proposed. Thank you!

tags: added: verification-needed-bionic
Seth Forshee (sforshee) on 2018-10-04
Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :
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This bug was fixed in the package linux - 4.18.0-9.10

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linux (4.18.0-9.10) cosmic; urgency=medium

  * linux: 4.18.0-9.10 -proposed tracker (LP: #1796346)

  * Cosmic update: v4.18.12 upstream stable release (LP: #1796139)
    - crypto: skcipher - Fix -Wstringop-truncation warnings
    - iio: adc: ina2xx: avoid kthread_stop() with stale task_struct
    - tsl2550: fix lux1_input error in low light
    - misc: ibmvmc: Use GFP_ATOMIC under spin lock
    - vmci: type promotion bug in qp_host_get_user_memory()
    - siox: don't create a thread without starting it
    - x86/numa_emulation: Fix emulated-to-physical node mapping
    - staging: rts5208: fix missing error check on call to rtsx_write_register
    - power: supply: axp288_charger: Fix initial constant_charge_current value
    - misc: sram: enable clock before registering regions
    - serial: sh-sci: Stop RX FIFO timer during port shutdown
    - uwb: hwa-rc: fix memory leak at probe
    - power: vexpress: fix corruption in notifier registration
    - iommu/amd: make sure TLB to be flushed before IOVA freed
    - Bluetooth: Add a new Realtek 8723DE ID 0bda:b009
    - USB: serial: kobil_sct: fix modem-status error handling
    - 6lowpan: iphc: reset mac_header after decompress to fix panic
    - iommu/msm: Don't call iommu_device_{,un}link from atomic context
    - s390/mm: correct allocate_pgste proc_handler callback
    - power: remove possible deadlock when unregistering power_supply
    - drm/amd/display/dc/dce: Fix multiple potential integer overflows
    - drm/amd/display: fix use of uninitialized memory
    - md-cluster: clear another node's suspend_area after the copy is finished
    - cxgb4: Fix the condition to check if the card is T5
    - RDMA/bnxt_re: Fix a couple off by one bugs
    - RDMA/i40w: Hold read semaphore while looking after VMA
    - RDMA/bnxt_re: Fix a bunch of off by one bugs in qplib_fp.c
    - IB/core: type promotion bug in rdma_rw_init_one_mr()
    - media: exynos4-is: Prevent NULL pointer dereference in __isp_video_try_fmt()
    - IB/mlx4: Test port number before querying type.
    - powerpc/kdump: Handle crashkernel memory reservation failure
    - media: fsl-viu: fix error handling in viu_of_probe()
    - vhost_net: Avoid tx vring kicks during busyloop
    - media: staging/imx: fill vb2_v4l2_buffer field entry
    - IB/mlx5: Fix GRE flow specification
    - include/rdma/opa_addr.h: Fix an endianness issue
    - x86/tsc: Add missing header to tsc_msr.c
    - ARM: hwmod: RTC: Don't assume lock/unlock will be called with irq enabled
    - x86/entry/64: Add two more instruction suffixes
    - ARM: dts: ls1021a: Add missing cooling device properties for CPUs
    - scsi: target/iscsi: Make iscsit_ta_authentication() respect the output
      buffer size
    - thermal: i.MX: Allow thermal probe to fail gracefully in case of bad
      calibration.
    - scsi: klist: Make it safe to use klists in atomic context
    - scsi: ibmvscsi: Improve strings handling
    - scsi: target: Avoid that EXTENDED COPY commands trigger lock inversion
    - usb: wusbcore: security: cast sizeof to int for comparison
    - ath10k: sdio: use same endpoint id for all packets...

Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
AceLan Kao (acelankao) on 2018-10-15
tags: added: verification-done-bionic
removed: verification-needed-bionic
Timo Aaltonen (tjaalton) on 2018-10-22
Changed in linux-oem (Ubuntu Bionic):
status: New → Fix Committed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :
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This bug was fixed in the package linux - 4.15.0-38.41

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linux (4.15.0-38.41) bionic; urgency=medium

  * linux: 4.15.0-38.41 -proposed tracker (LP: #1797061)

  * Silent data corruption in Linux kernel 4.15 (LP: #1796542)
    - block: add a lower-level bio_add_page interface
    - block: bio_iov_iter_get_pages: fix size of last iovec
    - blkdev: __blkdev_direct_IO_simple: fix leak in error case
    - block: bio_iov_iter_get_pages: pin more pages for multi-segment IOs

linux (4.15.0-37.40) bionic; urgency=medium

  * linux: 4.15.0-37.40 -proposed tracker (LP: #1795564)

  * hns3: enable ethtool rx-vlan-filter on supported hw (LP: #1793394)
    - net: hns3: Add vlan filter setting by ethtool command -K

  * hns3: Modifying channel parameters will reset ring parameters back to
    defaults (LP: #1793404)
    - net: hns3: Fix desc num set to default when setting channel

  * hisi_sas: Add SATA FIX check for v3 hw (LP: #1794151)
    - scsi: hisi_sas: Add SATA FIS check for v3 hw

  * Fix potential corruption using SAS controller on HiSilicon arm64 boards
    (LP: #1794156)
    - scsi: hisi_sas: add memory barrier in task delivery function

  * hisi_sas: Reduce unnecessary spin lock contention (LP: #1794165)
    - scsi: hisi_sas: Tidy hisi_sas_task_prep()

  * Add functional level reset support for the SAS controller on HiSilicon D06
    systems (LP: #1794166)
    - scsi: hisi_sas: tidy host controller reset function a bit
    - scsi: hisi_sas: relocate some common code for v3 hw
    - scsi: hisi_sas: Implement handlers of PCIe FLR for v3 hw

  * HiSilicon SAS controller doesn't recover from PHY STP link timeout
    (LP: #1794172)
    - scsi: hisi_sas: tidy channel interrupt handler for v3 hw
    - scsi: hisi_sas: Fix the failure of recovering PHY from STP link timeout

  * getxattr: always handle namespaced attributes (LP: #1789746)
    - getxattr: use correct xattr length

  * Fix unusable NVIDIA GPU after S3 (LP: #1793338)
    - PCI: Reprogram bridge prefetch registers on resume

  * Fails to boot under Xen PV: BUG: unable to handle kernel paging request at
    edc21fd9 (LP: #1789118)
    - x86/EISA: Don't probe EISA bus for Xen PV guests

  * qeth: use vzalloc for QUERY OAT buffer (LP: #1793086)
    - s390/qeth: use vzalloc for QUERY OAT buffer

  * SRU: Enable middle button of touchpad on ThinkPad P72 (LP: #1793463)
    - Input: elantech - enable middle button of touchpad on ThinkPad P72

  * Dell new AIO requires a new uart backlight driver (LP: #1727235)
    - SAUCE: platform/x86: dell-uart-backlight: new backlight driver for DELL AIO
    - updateconfigs for Dell UART backlight driver

  * [Ubuntu] s390/crypto: Fix return code checking in cbc_paes_crypt.
    (LP: #1794294)
    - s390/crypto: Fix return code checking in cbc_paes_crypt()

  * hns3: Retrieve RoCE MSI-X config from firmware (LP: #1793221)
    - net: hns3: Fix MSIX allocation issue for VF
    - net: hns3: Refine the MSIX allocation for PF

  * net: hns: Avoid hang when link is changed while handling packets
    (LP: #1792209)
    - net: hns: add the code for cleaning pkt in chip
    - net: hns: add netif_carrier_off before change speed and duplex

  * Page leaki...

Changed in linux (Ubuntu Bionic):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package linux-oem - 4.15.0-1024.29

---------------
linux-oem (4.15.0-1024.29) bionic; urgency=medium

  * linux-oem: 4.15.0-1024.29 -proposed tracker (LP: #1797069)

  * Keyboard backlight sysfs sometimes is missing on Dell laptops (LP: #1797304)
    - platform/x86: dell-smbios: Correct some style warnings
    - platform/x86: dell-smbios: Rename dell-smbios source to dell-smbios-base
    - platform/x86: dell-smbios: Link all dell-smbios-* modules together
    - [Config] CONFIG_DELL_SMBIOS_SMM=y, CONFIG_DELL_SMBIOS_WMI=y
    - [Config] CONFIG_DELL_SMBIOS_SMM=y, CONFIG_DELL_SMBIOS_WMI=y

  [ Ubuntu: 4.15.0-38.41 ]

  * linux: 4.15.0-38.41 -proposed tracker (LP: #1797061)
  * Silent data corruption in Linux kernel 4.15 (LP: #1796542)
    - block: add a lower-level bio_add_page interface
    - block: bio_iov_iter_get_pages: fix size of last iovec
    - blkdev: __blkdev_direct_IO_simple: fix leak in error case
    - block: bio_iov_iter_get_pages: pin more pages for multi-segment IOs

 -- Chia-Lin Kao (AceLan) <email address hidden> Tue, 16 Oct 2018 10:32:03 +0800

Changed in linux-oem (Ubuntu Bionic):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Changed in oem-priority:
status: Triaged → Fix Released
Changed in linux-oem (Ubuntu):
status: Invalid → Fix Released
Changed in hwe-next:
status: New → Fix Released
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