[Letux-kernel] Request for tasks

Michael Mrozek EvilDragon at openpandora.org
Mon Jun 13 15:32:14 CEST 2016

Am Mon, 13 Jun 2016 16:15:37 +0300 hat Andrey Utkin
<andrey_utkin at fastmail.com> geschrieben:


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
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.

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

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