[Letux-kernel] Request for tasks

H. Nikolaus Schaller hns at goldelico.com
Mon Jun 13 15:42:21 CEST 2016


> Am 13.06.2016 um 15:32 schrieb Michael Mrozek <EvilDragon at openpandora.org>:
> 
> Am Mon, 13 Jun 2016 16:15:37 +0300 hat Andrey Utkin
> <andrey_utkin at fastmail.com> geschrieben:
> 
> Hi,
> 
> one more information about the nub/joystick driver.
> 
> While it DOES work, it's a bit of a hack and can be done in a better
> way.
> notaz (Grazvydas) suggested to change that driver so that the nubs
> report themselves as Input devices for X, so they can be more flexible
> and properly configured with the X Server.

They do present themselves as /dev/input/event* which is what
X Server is looking for.

> 
>> On Mon, Jun 13, 2016 at 02:11:53PM +0200, H. Nikolaus Schaller wrote:
>>> I only came up with the nub/joystick driver which works, but has
>>> not yet been pushed at all:
>>> 
>>> http://git.goldelico.com/?p=gta04-kernel.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/work/hns/input/as5013  
>> 
>> This looks like a good task for me. Thanks.
>> 
>>> So I would say you could try to clean up the as5013 driver first
>>> and then try to get it upstream. A minor problem is that you can't
>>> easily test the cleaned up version and if feedback asks to solve
>>> something differently.  
>> 
>> Looks like original authorship of Grazvydas Ignotas should be left,
>> despite numerous changes by you (and apparently future cleanup by
>> me).

My contribution is small. Mainly keep it in sync with changing kernel API.

>> Right? Other contributors could be mentioned in the commit
>> message.

Yes.

Ah, before I forget: it may lack a device tree bindings document.

>> 
>>> All others are either not mature enough for upstreaming or in some
>>> intermediate LKML review stage (in most cases there has been
>>> feedback but is not worked completely into version n+1 so it is
>>> difficult to define/describe the current status - except that it
>>> works for us).  
>> 
>> I'm fine to dig feedback from history and to make some n+1's, when I'm
>> done with nub driver.
>> 
>>> One important driver is still empty and needs real driver
>>> development work:
>>> 
>>> http://git.goldelico.com/?p=gta04-kernel.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/work/hns/mmc/txs02612  
>> 
>> Looked interesting until I reviewed the datasheet PDF (of 25 pages),
>> then I've realized that I have no idea what to do with this :)
>> Everything is about electricity, no "registers i/o" to which I'm
>> accustomed :)
>> 
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