[ET2012] Press Fn+F7 could not turn on/off display

Bug #961880 reported by AceLan Kao on 2012-03-22
This bug affects 1 person
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linux (Ubuntu)
AceLan Kao
Nominated for Oneiric by AceLan Kao
AceLan Kao

Bug Description

Press Fn+F7 could not turn on/off display

Expect result:
Press Fn+F7 could turn on/off display

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Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
status: New → Incomplete
AceLan Kao (acelankao) on 2012-03-22
Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → AceLan Kao (acelankao)
Tim Gardner (timg-tpi) wrote :

UBUNTU: SAUCE: (drop after 3.4) asus-wmi: store backlight power status for AIO machine

Changed in linux (Ubuntu Precise):
status: Incomplete → Fix Committed
AceLan Kao (acelankao) on 2012-03-23
tags: added: blocks-hwcert-enablement
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :
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This bug was fixed in the package linux - 3.2.0-21.34

linux (3.2.0-21.34) precise; urgency=low

  [ AceLan Kao ]

  * SAUCE: (drop after 3.4) asus-wmi: add scalar board brightness adj.
    - LP: #961879
  * SAUCE: (drop after 3.4) asus-wmi: store backlight power status for AIO
    - LP: #961880

  [ Andy Whitcroft ]


  [ John Johansen ]

  * SAUCE: AppArmor: Add the ability to mediate mount
  * SAUCE: AppArmor: Add profile introspection file to interface
  * SAUCE: AppArmor: basic networking rules
  * SAUCE: Update aufs for build failure caused by apparmor backport
  * SAUCE: AppArmor: Fix change_onexec when called from a confined task
    - LP: #963756

  [ Leann Ogasawara ]

  * Revert "SAUCE: (drop after 3.3) platform/x86: Add driver for Apple gmux
  * Rebase to v3.2.13
  * d-i: Fix iwl3945 driver name typo in nic-modules
  * d-i: Add missing iwl* drivers to nic-modules
    - LP: #965116
  * d-i: Remove obsolete bcm43xx* drivers from nic-modules
  * d-i: Add brcm*mac drivers to nic-modules

  [ Seth Forshee ]

  * SAUCE: (drop after 3.3) apple_bl: Add register/unregister functions
  * SAUCE: (drop after 3.3) platform/x86: Add driver for Apple gmux device

  [ Tim Gardner ]

  * Add isci to debian scsi-modules udeb
    - LP: #963306
  * SAUCE: fsam7400: use UMH_WAIT_PROC consistently
    - LP: #963685
  * SAUCE: disable_nx should not be in __cpuinitdata section for X86_32
    - LP: #968233

  [ Upstream Kernel Changes ]

  * Bluetooth: Adding USB device 13d3:3375 as an Atheros AR3012.
    - LP: #916319
  * x86: Report cpb and eff_freq_ro flags correctly
    - LP: #960461
  * x86/amd: Add missing feature flag for fam15h models 10h-1fh processors
    - LP: #960461
  * KVM: Move cpuid code to new file
    - LP: #960466
  * KVM: expose latest Intel cpu new features (BMI1/BMI2/FMA/AVX2) to guest
    - LP: #960466
  * apparmor: add missing rcu_dereference()
  * apparmor: fix module parameter handling
  * btrfs, nfs, apparmor: don't pull mnt_namespace.h for no reason...
  * switch security_path_chmod() to umode_t
  * switch securityfs_create_file() to umode_t
  * switch ->path_mkdir() to umode_t
  * switch ->path_mknod() to umode_t
  * capabilities: remove the task from capable LSM hook entirely
  * switch security_path_chmod() to struct path *
  * AppArmor: refactor securityfs to use structures
  * AppArmor: add initial "features" directory to securityfs
  * AppArmor: add "file" details to securityfs
  * AppArmor: export known rlimit names/value mappings in securityfs
  * AppArmor: Add mising end of structure test to caps unpacking
  * AppArmor: Fix dropping of allowed operations that are force audited
  * AppArmor: Fix underflow in xindex calculation
  * AppArmor: fix mapping of META_READ to audit and quiet flags
  * AppArmor: Fix the error case for chroot relative path name lookup
  * AppArmor: Fix error returned when a path lookup is disconnected
  * AppArmor: Fix oops in policy unpack auditing
  * AppArmor: Add const qualifiers to generated string tables
  * AppArmor: Retrieve the dentry_path for error reporting when path lookup


Changed in linux (Ubuntu Precise):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Avery-yates (avery-yates) wrote :

This , together with brightness control break ZFS for linux. P9 and P8 motherboards have ben confirmed to be affacted.

Please fix or revert.

Part of dump: (linked in mopdules -> ZFS)

Mar 31 00:41:33 Pollux kernel: [ 14.827281] input: Eee PC WMI hotkeys as /devices/platform/eeepc-wmi/input/input5
Mar 31 00:41:33 Pollux kernel: [ 14.828033] BUG: unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at (null)
Mar 31 00:41:33 Pollux kernel: [ 14.828040] IP: [<ffffffffa02a0d08>] asus_wmi_rfkill_init+0x188/0x200 [asus_wmi]
Mar 31 00:41:33 Pollux kernel: [ 14.828048] PGD 7e9484067 PUD 7e9486067 PMD 0
Mar 31 00:41:33 Pollux kernel: [ 14.828053] Oops: 0000 [#1] SMP
Mar 31 00:41:33 Pollux kernel: [ 14.828057] CPU 1
Mar 31 00:41:33 Pollux kernel: [ 14.828058] Modules linked in: snd_timer(+) ttm eeepc_wmi(+) drm_kms_helper asus_wmi drm snd psmouse sb_edac lp btusb sparse_keymap mxm_wmi serio_raw edac_core bluetooth soundcore mei(C) snd_page_alloc i2c_algo_bit mac_hid wmi parport usbhid hid zfs(P) zcommon(P) znvpair(P) zavl(P) zunicode(P) e1000e mvsas libsas arcmsr scsi_transport_sas spl(O) zlib_deflate

rest: http://pastebin.com/73d54Zpp

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AceLan Kao (acelankao) wrote :

So sorry about this,
I'll add comments in bug 969576

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