[systemd-devel] Alienware graphics amplifier scancodes

Greg KH greg at kroah.com
Thu May 28 13:30:29 PDT 2015

On Thu, May 28, 2015 at 01:53:57PM -0500, Mario Limonciello wrote:
> On 05/28/2015 01:46 PM, Greg KH wrote:
> >>You
> >>>can't guarantee that there is another GPU to display things on.
> >Yes you can.
> Wait, what?  No, you can't.
> 1) Not everyone has multiple monitors plugged into multiple GPU's.


> 2) The system ships with a dGPU and supports an xGPU.  If you remove the
> dGPU from the chassis, all you have is the xGPU.  If you unplug xGPU,
> there's nothing left..

And how does other operating systems handle this?  Hint, I don't imagine
they reboot the box...

greg k-h

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