Proposal to send GSM sysfs patches on stable

Paul Fertser fercerpav at
Mon Mar 2 12:46:57 CET 2009

Andy Green <andy at> writes:
> Somebody in the thread at some point said:
> | Joerg, Mike and i tested the patches and confirmed there're lots of
> | improvements and no regressions. To the contrary, without them the
> | current stable kernel has problems communicating with the gsm modem
> I actually did this on Friday but didn't push it until now.
> I assume the patches we're talking about is your initial one and my
> cleanup and changearound on top; they're up there anyway.


> | when Qi is used because it doesn't set H2 and H1 to the "primary
> | function".
> Yeah, Qi is right as it stands, but of course the normal distro kernels
> don't know to do the right thing at the moment.  I think I have to
> revert Qi back to doing the wrong thing for a while otherwise it's going
> to get the blame for breaking GSM comms.

I'd prefer you don't do that, because Qi is doing the right thing and
reverting to bad behaviour may introduce new problems.

FSO (and therefore SHR) includes Werner's s3c24xx-gpio utility for
quite some time, so it's very easy to workaround in userspace, just
add two calls to bootscript.

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