Bug 5571 - Null point in video/lcd/brightness
Null point in video/lcd/brightness
Product: ACPI
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Power-Video
i386 Linux
: P2 normal
Assigned To: Luming Yu
Depends on:
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Reported: 2005-11-08 05:27 UTC by Luming Yu
Modified: 2005-12-05 14:17 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Kernel Version: 2.6
Tree: Mainline
Regression: ---

patch for fixing Null point in video/lcd/brightnes (389 bytes, patch)
2005-11-08 05:35 UTC, Luming Yu
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Description Luming Yu 2005-11-08 05:27:34 UTC
patch attached
Comment 1 Luming Yu 2005-11-08 05:35:06 UTC
Created attachment 6495 [details]
patch for fixing Null point in video/lcd/brightnes

contributed by Thomas Renninger trenn@suse.de

>when video/lcd/brightness is not supported and you still write 
>something into 
>/proc/acpi/video/lcd/brightness the kernel will oops due a 
>Null pointer dereference.
Comment 2 Luming Yu 2005-11-16 21:50:33 UTC
Signed-off-by: Nishanth Aravamudan <nacc@us.ibm.com>
Comment 3 Len Brown 2005-11-30 19:53:38 UTC
applied to acpi-test tree
Comment 4 Len Brown 2005-12-05 14:17:19 UTC
shipped in 2.6.15-rc5 -- closing.

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