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From: Greg Kroah-Hartman <>
To: Nicolas Pitre <>
Cc: Dmitry Safonov <>, Jiri Slaby <>,
	Mark Rutland <>,
	Tetsuo Handa <>,
	Tycho Andersen <>, Dave Mielke <>,
Subject: Re: commit 83d817f410 broke my ability to use Linux with a braille display
Date: Sat, 12 Jan 2019 09:08:25 +0100
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <nycvar.YSQ.7.76.1901111503390.2566@knanqh.ubzr>

On Fri, Jan 11, 2019 at 03:10:04PM -0500, Nicolas Pitre wrote:
> On Fri, 11 Jan 2019, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> > On Fri, Jan 11, 2019 at 01:33:09PM -0500, Nicolas Pitre wrote:
> > > I use Linux with the help of a braille display and the brltty daemon. It 
> > > turns out that the latest mainline kernel I can work with comes from 
> > > commit 231f8fd0cc. Anything past that and I lose the ability to read the 
> > > console barely a few seconds after the system has booted as brltty is 
> > > thrown a wrench and the braille display becomes completely inoperable.
> > 
> > Please try the patch below, it was just queued up to my tree and should
> > resolve the issue.  If not, please let us know.
> Yes, it works. Thanks.
> I also re-validated all the vt/vcs patches I sent you this week for 
> which I started entertaining some doubts about their stability. But they 
> all work fine again with the tty fix applied.

Great, thanks for testing, I will get this patch to Linus soon.

greg k-h

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Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-01-11 18:33 Nicolas Pitre
2019-01-11 19:11 ` Vito Caputo
2019-01-11 19:32   ` Nicolas Pitre
2019-01-11 19:32 ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2019-01-11 20:10   ` Nicolas Pitre
2019-01-12  8:08     ` Greg Kroah-Hartman [this message]

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