[systemd-devel] Alienware graphics amplifier scancodes
greg at kroah.com
Thu May 28 11:46:55 PDT 2015
On Thu, May 28, 2015 at 01:25:58PM -0500, Mario Limonciello wrote:
> Yes, I'm aware that PCI hotplug support is in the kernel. The kernel
> doesn't panic on the PCIe device being removed from the bus, but the
> graphics driver and X don't continue working. What should you really do
Fix the drivers.
> You can ask AMD and NVIDIA to fix the drivers and work with the X
> guys to handle the scenario cleanly, but what does that even mean?
It means it gets fixed.
Why should your hardware be immune from this? I have hardware right
here that does this properly, it's been working for many many years,
this isn't new at all.
> can't guarantee that there is another GPU to display things on.
Yes you can.
> architecture isn't cut out for GPU's disappearing and reappearing.
Yes it is, this does work.
Please fix the drivers, that's the solution.
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