[Intel-gfx] hotplug CRT detection
ajax at redhat.com
Thu Aug 5 11:19:16 PDT 2010
On Thu, 2010-08-05 at 11:53 +1000, Dave Airlie wrote:
> So I've been reviewing the i915/ironlake CRT detect code and am a bit confused.
> I though on the i945 and above that we had proper CRT hotplug
> detection with an IRQ, that didn't require any polling.
> Now looking at the code when we do a CRT detect, the first thing we do
> is try the hotplug method, however on ILK/SNB this is crap and
> requires powering off the ADPA, which turns off the monitor, if that
> fails we fallback to DDC probing which is pretty non-destructive.
> I get the feeling the whole hotplug detect code is pointless if the
> hardware is already meant to send us an IRQ when something happens,
Yeah, same. The bit about GM45 needing to do it twice in a row is
probably the only exception.
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