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

Pavel Machek pavel at ucw.cz
Sun Jun 1 09:21:51 PDT 2008


> > Fix NOHZ/CPUIDLE along with suspend/resume on all participants
> > laptops, which are probably 50+ different models. That'd be an odd
> > enough mix of wreckaged hardware / BIOS / ACPI.
> > 
> > Should be fun and solve a bunch of hard to grok bugs in the bugzillas
> > along the way.
> Well ... in theory.
> In practice, for instance, my laptop had suspend/resume working shortly
> after I got it, and the widescreen video too.  Most of the problems were
> video related, so I did interact with the upstream intel video driver
> people, but by and large it was a set of black magic rules to restore
> the video to its prior state (in my case, even the vbe tools didn't work
> and I had to manually save and restore the pci config space).

that's s2ram -v, right? Can you submit a whitelist entry so it starts
working for other people, too?

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