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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Framebuffer: client notification mecanism & PM

> > matroxfb tried to use a 'dead' for handling hot removal, but your code
> > looks definitely saner
>
> My code wasn't really intended to deal with hot-removal, more with
> "what happens if printk occurs during the Power Management suspend
> sequence", but I tried to keep the notification mecanism simple
> enough so it could be used for that as well. Also, indeed, the fbcon
> changes should deal with hot-removal in some way (though you surely
> also want to "deatch" from the fbdev's in this case).
>
> Among other things that could be used for is live monitor insertion/
> removal detection (some HW are able to do that), "pivot" monitor
> kind of things, etc... typically via the mode_changed hook.

I knew it was a matter of time before "client" management would happen.
Is this a 2.6.X thing tho or shoudl we wait for the next developement
cycle. I don't mind working on experimental stuff.


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