[Pm-utils] [PATCH] Add quirk for POSTing an external ROM

Victor Lowther victor.lowther at gmail.com
Fri May 16 19:06:20 PDT 2008

On Sat, 2008-05-17 at 01:55 +0100, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> On Fri, May 16, 2008 at 07:51:09PM -0500, Victor Lowther wrote:
> > Do vbe_post and vbe_post_rom need to be mutually exclusive?
> > How should we handle the case where /var/run/video.rom does not exist?
> The only case where this is really helpful is with G80 and later 
> nvidias. No other quirks will help them, and if this quirk isn't present 
> then they're guaranteed not to resume.

In that case, how about just modifying the behaviour of vbe-post to use
a romfile if one is present, and do a normal post otherwise?  That way
we can leave HAL alone, and just add quirks for systems with G80 nVidia

Victor Lowther
Ubuntu Certified Professional

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