On Thu, Feb 22, 2018 at 05:05:39PM +0000, mario.limoncie...@dell.com wrote: ... > OK thanks for confirming. Here's what I've concluded: > > * So looking through the ACPI tables on the 9360 it initializes that status > (slate vs laptop mode) bit to "slate" mode. The 9360 isn't a 2-in1- so that > seems wrong to me, but that's what it does. > It only gets updated based on dock status. > > The 9365 (which is a 2 in 1) however seems to initialize the status properly. > > So that's an impasse of what to do. > It's not clear to me what is really happening: > a) We're missing something else in this driver (eg something else that > indicates whether to trust VGBS output) > > b) Mis-interpreting the results from it (we shouldn't report the switch for > tablet mode based on what we do) > > c) 9360 has a BIOS bug (seems unlikely since Windows doesn't freak out and > show virtual keyboard at wrong time) > > I'm leaning on it's probably <a>. > We should check for tablet mode should only be run if chassis type > matches 2-in-1 (chassis type 0x1F).
This sounds like a good approach to me. > I believe that should fix the problem on the 9360, let it continue to work on > the 9365 (and other 2-in-1's). > > Can you guys please test this? If that works I'll split up the routine and > submit > it. Queueing this up as well. -- Darren Hart VMware Open Source Technology Center