[Ksummit-2008-discuss] s2ram video problems Re: Fixing the Kernel Janitors project

Matthew Garrett mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org
Sun Jun 1 11:14:00 PDT 2008

On Sun, Jun 01, 2008 at 01:04:25PM -0500, James Bottomley wrote:

> This, by the way was years ago, beginning with FC6.  In FC7 we got the
> driver to the state where vbestate save/restore worked for it and added
> it to the hal database.  Today, at FC9, I've just been busy filing a bug
> with fedora because the i915 drm now seems to do everything and actively
> screws up if vbestate save/restore is used (so all the work I did with
> FC7/8 now needs to be undone).

Fixed in pm-utils upstream, which knows not to do anything with recent 
Intel drm. The trick now is to get nvidia and amd to the same level of 
functionality, though in principle we know enough to manage at least the 
nvidia case.

Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org

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