[Intel-gfx] [PATCH] ACPI/Intel: Rework Opregion support

Matthew Garrett mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org
Tue Mar 15 06:32:40 PDT 2011

On Tue, Mar 15, 2011 at 02:30:55PM +0100, Olivier Galibert wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 15, 2011 at 01:52:26AM +0000, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> > Now that we've got multiple consumers it's probably not helpful to move 
> > the (potentially chip-specific) VBT handling to general code. We've got 
> > zero documentation on how GMA500 handles VBT, and not a great deal more 
> > for i915.
> I'm not sure what you mean by "handles".  If you mean find it, the
> gma500 driver code reads a 32-bit pointer to the opregion at offset
> 0xfc in the pci configuration space.  If you mean parse it, I haven't
> seen anything that looked different to what the current kernel code
> parses.

Opregion is one mechanism to provide VBT - it doesn't define it.

Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org

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