Improving the suspend quirks guessworking

Danny Kukawka danny.kukawka at
Tue Mar 25 12:48:55 PDT 2008

On Dienstag, 25. März 2008, Frej Soya wrote:
> As long as every distribution does the same ;). If an fdi file needed on
> ubuntu would not be needed on fedora, that would be very confusing. The
> problem is that quirks needed for suspend to work - change over time. For
> every kernel/driver version they have to be retested.
> As an example.. the macbook pro(1. gen) quirk (vbe_post) is actually
> harmfull for fglrx 8.03 + 2.6.24-12. Ofcourse this is with fglrx... so who
> cares ;).
> I have no clever solutions, just wanted to note that quirks are not
> constant over time. I think this makes it very hard to keep a database of
> correct quirks. I'm probably wrong :)

The by Matthew proposed solution wouldn't fix this problem.


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