Improving the suspend quirks guessworking

Danny Kukawka danny.kukawka at
Wed Mar 26 06:30:42 PDT 2008

On Mittwoch, 26. März 2008, Martin Pitt wrote:
> Danny Kukawka [2008-03-25 21:07 +0100]:
> > Because only one person need to get in touch with us and all other can
> > benefit from this report. I don't see any problem here. Such a default
> > would let the machine work with one driver or kernel version and it would
> > break maybe with the next, where is there the benefit?
> The very same is true for the 'upstream' quirks, since a set of quirks
> which works for one person might break another person's box who uses a
> different graphics driver or kernel version. (I. e. if someone using
> nv reports quirks, you'll break it for someone using the nvidia
> driver; which is exactly what my patch fixes.)

I don't see how the patches would fix the case you describe above. If the 
machine is listed from a user with nv (without any driver matches) your 
quirk-patch wouldn't fix anything for the user that use nvida. The existing 
patch would still be used for both users and would break one of them.


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