[PATCH 3/3] drm/i915: hot removal notification to HDMI audio driver
fengguang.wu at intel.com
Mon Nov 21 03:05:38 PST 2011
On Mon, Nov 21, 2011 at 04:47:38PM +0800, Takashi Iwai wrote:
> At Mon, 21 Nov 2011 09:58:09 +0800,
> Wu Fengguang wrote:
> > On Sat, Nov 19, 2011 at 01:46:44AM +0800, Keith Packard wrote:
> > > On Fri, 18 Nov 2011 17:37:40 +0800, Wu Fengguang <fengguang.wu at intel.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > > However when in X, ->mode_set won't be called at all. Only
> > > > ->get_modes and ->detect are called...
> > >
> > > The desktop software will call mode_set when it configures the
> > > monitor. Otherwise, it's not being used (and so shouldn't have audio
> > > routed to it by default).
> > Keith, I experimented playing HDMI audio in X, and during the time
> > unplug and plug the monitor. The HDMI audio/graphics all continue to
> > work when plugged in the monitor again. Here is the dmesg showed for
> > the plug event, no ->mode_set is called at all...
> Which desktop system are you using? At hotplug/unplugging, the kernel
> drm issues a udev event, X Intel driver receives it and updates
> Xrandr. Then it's supposed that a daemon like gnome-settings-daemon
> receives Xrandr notification and changes the modes appropriately.
> Without such a background task, there will be no mode change.
Ah I got it. I'm running debian+fluxbox w/o those fancy features...
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