[Intel-gfx] [PATCH] intel: Listen for hotplug uevents (V2)

Chris Wilson chris at chris-wilson.co.uk
Mon Oct 4 02:25:35 PDT 2010

On Sun,  3 Oct 2010 16:08:16 -0700, Keith Packard <keithp at keithp.com> wrote:
> From: Adam Jackson <ajax at redhat.com>
> This connects the kernel uevent indicating monitor hotplugging to the
> RandR notification events so that X applications can be notified
> automatically when monitors are connected or disconnected.

The obvious question: why are we doing this in the driver? It looks very
generic and can be shared between any of the drm drivers, so should this
be a facility provided by the server? It would be a good start to a KMS

Chris Wilson, Intel Open Source Technology Centre

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