[Pm-utils] [PATCH 1/1] Handle kernel modesetting correctly.

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at gmail.com
Fri Apr 3 06:13:58 PDT 2009

2009/4/2 Victor Lowther <victor.lowther at gmail.com>:
> On Tue, 2009-03-24 at 09:23 -0700, Dan Nicholson wrote:
>> On Mon, Mar 23, 2009 at 7:42 PM, Victor Lowther
>> <victor.lowther at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Now that KMS is finally going to be included in mainstream, we need to handle
>> > it. This patch does so by folding 90chvt into 99video, checking to see if we
>> > are using a KMS capable framebuffer, and if so removing all HAL-passed video
>> > quirks and adding a quirk that allows 99video to skip changing to vt63.
>> >
>> > My testing with the nvidia driver indicates that it does something vaguely
>> > approximating the Right Thing with vt handling, so it gets to ignore
>> > chvt handling in 99video too.
>> >
>> > Comments?
>> Seems pretty good. I cc'd Kristian since I know he has an intel kms
>> setup and can maybe see if this does the right thing.
> Any luck with the testing?

I haven't tested it, but I'd expect it's fine. It seems to do the same
thing that Kristian's patch does. If you really want, I can probably
ping some of the Intel people who have been pushing KMS.


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