[Intel-gfx] [PATCH] drm/i915: Override disabling LVDS on lid closure
barry.scott at onelan.co.uk
Tue Feb 16 03:31:19 PST 2010
On 10/02/10 21:44, Chris Wilson wrote:
> On Wed, 10 Feb 2010 13:39:53 -0800, Eric Anholt<eric at anholt.net> wrote:
>> On Tue, 9 Feb 2010 12:54:17 +0000, Chris Wilson<chris at chris-wilson.co.uk> wrote:
>>> In order to conserve space, my test machines have their lids closed. This
>>> has the unfortunate consequence that on some machines the LVDS is
>>> disable, resulting in no connected scanout triggering further complaints
>>> from programs that demand an output! Workaround these obstinate programs
>>> by providing a command line option to ignore the lid status and thereby
>>> force the output to be connected.
>> Can't you just tell your X to suck it up and use a fixed mode?
> Don't get me started on X's inability to run without a fb or console...
> Not at the moment, Keith promised me a patch a few months ago to allow X
> to start without any modes detected...
> This is also useful for non-X KMS applications, but as this has little
> appeal outside of the devs, I'm quite happy to carry this in my own tree.
> Just throwing it out in case anybody else found it useful. :-)
Is this releated to X not starting if you do not have a display
In embedded applications its requires that X starts no matter what
detection thinks is plugged in or not plugged in. We have patched intel
driver in the past to force X to start.
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