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SubjectRe: Lenovo ThinkPads need acpi_osi="Linux"
On Mon, Jan 14, 2008 at 12:35:54AM +0000, Matthew Garrett wrote:

> No. This breaks on the R50e, at least - I suspect it'd also have
> problems on any nvidia based machines, but I don't have one to hand at
> the moment. It can be set at runtime already.

Just to clarify this further, in the relatively near-term future we're
not going to want the low-level ACPI code to do anything video-related
on a lot of hardware. The in-kernel modesetting code for Intel machines
will be able to handle this significantly more effectively.

Matthew Garrett |

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