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SubjectRe: ACPI video mode patch review
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On Sunday, 16 September 2007 22:59, Pavel Machek wrote:
> Hi!
>
> > > Many thanks for taking care of this!
> > >
> > > We already have a patch in -mm, s2ram-kill-old-debugging-junk.patch from Pavel
> > > (http://marc.info/?l=linux-mm-commits&m=118737955611331&w=1), that removes the
> > > #ifdefed blocks and it clashes with your first patch a bit.
> > >
> > > FYI, I have rebased your first patch on top of the Pavel's patch:
> > > http://www.sisk.pl/kernel/hibernation_and_suspend/2.6.23-rc6/patches/39-acpi-video-mode-fix.patch
> > >
> >
> > Thanks Rafael,
> >
> > However, I need to send something upstream to Linus for this kernel
> > cycle, so I don't want to base it on an -mm patch. There are two
> > alternatives, obviously: 1. send my patch in now based on the "change as
> > little as necessary to fix the immediate problem" and then rebase
> > Pavel's patch on top of mine, or 2. for me to send both Pavel's patch
> > and the rebased patch upstream.
> >
> > Personally, I would prefer to avoid strategy 2 at this late stage in the
> > 2.6.23-rc series.
>
> Agreed we should have the fix in 2.6.23... Actually doing 2 does not
> seem like a big problem, my patch is pretty straight cleanup (and may
> even fix some machines, as we avoid touching video ram)... But
> resolving conflict is not hard, either; I know, I did it :-).

OK, let's take path 1, then.

Greetings,
Rafael
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