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SubjectRe: ACPI _LID failures
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On Fri, 19 Mar 2010 12:53:20 -0700, Jesse Barnes <jbarnes@virtuousgeek.org> wrote:
> On Mon, 15 Mar 2010 21:32:41 +0200
> Surbhi Palande <surbhi.palande@canonical.com> wrote:
>
> > The following two patches are quirks that blacklist bios which report
> > incorrect lid status. These are bioses for machines with a 900 GM.
> > The first one is tested by Ubuntu users and the second one isn't.
> > Further testing will be appreciated.
> >
> >
> > Surbhi Palande (2):
> > drm/i915: blacklist lid status: Sony VGN-BX196VP
> > drm/i915: blacklist lid status: Elite Co. G335
> >
> > drivers/gpu/drm/i915/intel_lvds.c | 14 ++++++++++++++
> > 1 files changed, 14 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
>
> Patches look ok to me. Len was curious about whether some recent ACPI
> EC fixes will fix some of our lid detection bugs though.
>
> Len, is there any particular patch or version people should try?

Unless ACPI is going to magically become more reliable at the lid
method, I think we should abandon using it on generations where it
fails. See other patch I submitted -- anyone care to ack it?
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