pm-suspend quirk + fglrx

Danny Kukawka danny.kukawka at
Wed Mar 12 06:54:29 PDT 2008

On Mittwoch, 12. März 2008, Lubomir Kundrak wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-03-12 at 14:01 +0100, Danny Kukawka wrote:
> > On Dienstag, 11. März 2008, Stefan Söffing wrote:
> > > Hi all,
> > >
> > > it had a long fight against fglrx to suspend. Now it seems to work: The
> > > solution for me was, _not_ to use vbe_post and vbestate_restore.
> >
> > Please note: HAL don't support proprietary (closed) drivers like fglrx or
> > nvidia.
> Though I completely agree with the principle, I don't think it is the
> case now.
> The quirks break its correct functioning, so here the case is "not
> breaking", not "supporting" (though it can for sure be reasonably argued
> for the opposite :).

But remove the quirks would mean to break it for ppl. which e.g. use one of 
the radeon driver. 

> On the other hand quirks often fix situations when 
> proprietary and closed firmwares do the wrong thing, so probably it
> should be also done here (given it is probably very trivial fix).

The point is: I don't see atm how we should differ between the different 
possible drivers for ATI. IMO the only thing that may make sense, is that ATI 
ship a fdi-file with their package.


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