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authorLuming Yu <>2005-08-12 00:31:00 -0400
committerLen Brown <>2005-08-15 15:46:58 -0400
commit30e332f3307e9f7718490a706e5ce99f0d3a7b26 (patch)
tree39054cfaf058a369f2b75bd89265e83522c02b49 /Documentation
parentd4ab025b73a2d10548e17765eb76f3b7351dc611 (diff)
[ACPI] re-enable platform-specific hotkey drivers by default
When both platform-specific and generic drivers exist, enable generic over-ride with "acpi_generic_hotkey". Signed-off-by: Luming Yu <> Signed-off-by: Len Brown <>
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diff --git a/Documentation/acpi-hotkey.txt b/Documentation/acpi-hotkey.txt
index 4c115a7bb826..0acdc80c30c2 100644
--- a/Documentation/acpi-hotkey.txt
+++ b/Documentation/acpi-hotkey.txt
@@ -33,3 +33,6 @@ The result of the execution of this aml method is
attached to /proc/acpi/hotkey/poll_method, which is dnyamically
created. Please use command "cat /proc/acpi/hotkey/polling_method"
to retrieve it.
+Note: Use cmdline "acpi_generic_hotkey" to over-ride
+loading any platform specific drivers.
diff --git a/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt b/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
index 4924d387a657..3c684ef6352e 100644
--- a/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
+++ b/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
@@ -159,6 +159,11 @@ running once the system is up.
acpi_fake_ecdt [HW,ACPI] Workaround failure due to BIOS lacking ECDT
+ acpi_generic_hotkey [HW,ACPI]
+ Allow consolidated generic hotkey driver to
+ over-ride platform specific driver.
+ See also Documentation/acpi-hotkey.txt.
ad1816= [HW,OSS]
Format: <io>,<irq>,<dma>,<dma2>
See also Documentation/sound/oss/AD1816.