[PATCH] drm/i915: set LVDS connector status to unknown if the lid is closed
ajax at redhat.com
Wed Aug 11 06:32:41 PDT 2010
On Wed, 2010-08-11 at 01:16 +0200, Andrei Paskevich wrote:
> Currently, the LVDS connector on i915-equipped laptops
> is always reported as connected, regardless of the lid
> state and presence of external monitors. This was done
> because of too many BIOSes reporting lid status in
> an unreliable way. However, in a quite usual setup of
> a laptop attached to an external monitor, the only way
> to obtain the monitor's resolution on boot is to disable
> the LVDS via the boot command line, which is unfortunate
> as one have to reboot to get the internal screen back.
If ACPI lid status were even remotely reliable for Intel machines, this
might be a good idea.
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