[Intel-gfx] [PATCH] Use enable bit for LVDS detect

Keith Packard keithp at keithp.com
Fri Nov 21 10:36:13 CET 2008


On Fri, 2008-11-21 at 10:36 +0800, Zhenyu Wang wrote:
> This looks like a promising right way to check if LVDS
> is available or not. Because if LVDS is enabled on the board,
> it will be used as primary display, so video bios should already
> have initialized it.

we've considered this in the past, but rejected it as a laptop which has
the lid closed or which is booted with a CRT connected will have the
LVDS disabled when the X server starts.

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keith.packard at intel.com
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