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Re: YeeLoong / hotkey driver

To: Paul Roge <proge@riseup.net>
Subject: Re: YeeLoong / hotkey driver
From: Wu Zhangjin <wuzhangjin@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 23 Oct 2011 23:25:39 +0800
Cc: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>, Andreas Barth <aba@not.so.argh.org>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org, debian-mips@lists.debian.org
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On Tue, Oct 18, 2011 at 7:00 AM, Paul Roge <proge@riseup.net> wrote:
>> The old patch is out-of-date, perhaps we can start a new trip to
>> upstream the latest version maintained at
>> http://dev.lemote.com/code/linux-loongson-community.
>>
>> The latest one threaded the irq interrupt handler and fixed some bugs.
>>
>> Hope somebody else can work on it for I'm a little busy currently ;-)
>
> Since I am new to configuring kernels, I doubt that I can help very much on 
> this.
>
> The 3.0.4-libre-lemote kernel from 
> http://linux-libre.fsfla.org/pub/linux-libre/lemote/gnewsense has everything 
> except hotkey support for wireless. The CONFIG_RTL8187 and CONFIG_RTL8187B 
> options are disabled in the config file. Typing "echo 1 > 
> /sys/class/rfkill/rfkill0/state" does nothing, even when the kernel is 
> reconfigured with those drivers enabled.
>
> The 2.36.8-loongson-2f kernel from http://bjlx.org.cn/loongson2f/squeeze has 
> functional hotkey and wireless networking capability. However, the date 
> resets to 1968 when restarted, thus messing up certificates, and scrolling 
> with the keybad is disabled.
>
> I would really appreciate suggestions for adding wireless/hotkey capability 
> to the 3.0.4-libre-lemote kernel, or fixing the date problem and adding the 
> keybad scrolling capability on 2.36.8-loongson-2f! Should I add the patch, 
> modify options, or both?

I guess something may have been broken from 2.6.39 or 3.0, because I
have no enough time to continue the maintaining, sorry, hope you can
try 2.6.37 or 2.6.38 from http://bjlx.org.cn/loongson2f/squeeze
instead.

Sorry for my late response.

Regards,
Wu Zhangjin

>
> Thanks!
> Paul
>

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