[PATCH 3/7] Revert "ACPI / OSI: Add OEM _OSI strings to disable NVidia RTD3"

Karol Herbst kherbst at redhat.com
Wed Aug 14 21:31:14 UTC 2019

This reverts commit 9251a71db62ca9cc7e7cf364218610b0f018c291.

This was never discussed with anybody Nouveau related and we would have NACKed
this change immediately.

We have a better workaround, which makes it actually work with Nouveau. No idea
why the comment mentions the Nvidia driver and assumes it gives any weight to
the reasoning.... we don't care about out of tree drivers.

Nouveau does support RTD3, but we had some issues with that. And we even have
a better fix for this issue. Also, can we _please_ do it in a way worthy of an
upstream community the next time?

If some distribution feels like they have to please companies not wanting to
be part of the linux community, please do so downstream and don't try to push
something like this upstream.

Signed-off-by: Karol Herbst <kherbst at redhat.com>
CC: Alex Hung <alex.hung at canonical.com>
CC: Rafael J. Wysocki <rafael.j.wysocki at intel.com>
CC: Dave Airlie <airlied at redhat.com>
CC: Lyude Paul <lyude at redhat.com>
CC: Ben Skeggs <bskeggs at redhat.com>
 drivers/acpi/osi.c | 9 ---------
 1 file changed, 9 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/acpi/osi.c b/drivers/acpi/osi.c
index 56cc95b6b724..f5d559a2ff14 100644
--- a/drivers/acpi/osi.c
+++ b/drivers/acpi/osi.c
@@ -44,15 +44,6 @@ osi_setup_entries[OSI_STRING_ENTRIES_MAX] __initdata = {
 	{"Processor Device", true},
 	{"3.0 _SCP Extensions", true},
 	{"Processor Aggregator Device", true},
-	/*
-	 * Linux-Dell-Video is used by BIOS to disable RTD3 for NVidia graphics
-	 * cards as RTD3 is not supported by drivers now.  Systems with NVidia
-	 * cards will hang without RTD3 disabled.
-	 *
-	 * Once NVidia drivers officially support RTD3, this _OSI strings can
-	 * be removed if both new and old graphics cards are supported.
-	 */
-	{"Linux-Dell-Video", true},
 static u32 acpi_osi_handler(acpi_string interface, u32 supported)

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