Re: Why rfkill interface doesn't have show() hook

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Hi Matthew, 

於 三,2010-05-05 於 16:39 +0100,Matthew Garrett 提到:
> On Wed, May 05, 2010 at 09:34:45AM -0600, Joey Lee wrote:
> > In some MSI netbook, like N034, it will need userland to call rfkill
> > interface for enable/disable H/W module power and LED by using EC
> > command.
> > And, some MSI netbook, like N014/N051, the BIOS will change the H/W
> > state when user press wifi function key.
> > I am sure rfkill-input was also call .set_block and causes race
> > condition with userland application or BIOS.
> Any userspace rfkill agent has to disable rfkill-input first. The 
> question is what to do in your case in order to consume the event before 
> it's sent to userspace. Let me think about this.

Thank's, actually, not just userland rfkill agent, there also have some
MSI machine will control the H/W state by BIOS when user press function key.

The rfill-input call each rfkill implmenetation's .set_block

Joey Lee

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