Toshiba Laptops To Be Better Supported By Linux 4.3, The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Too

Written by Michael Larabel in Microsoft on 6 September 2015 at 03:16 PM EDT. 2 Comments
Darren Hart sent in the x86 platform driver updates today for the Linux 4.3 kernel.

The platform drivers pull for Linux x4.3 has big improvements to the Toshiba ACPI driver. Some of the Toshiba ACPI work includes adding a new /dev/toshiba_acpi device, transflective backlight updates, a set_fan_status function, and various other changes.

Other updated platform x86 driver updates for Linux 4.3 include a support driver for Microsoft Surface Pro 3 tablet buttons, Yoga 2 /3 additions to the ideapad-laptop driver, a new key for the ASUS F3M in the asus-laptop driver, and various other updates and code clean-ups.

More details on the Toshiba ACPI platform updates can be found via this pull request.
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