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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Revert "drm/i915: fix vblank wait test condition"
    On 2010-09-04 21:54 +0200, Hugh Dickins wrote:

    > On Sat, 4 Sep 2010, Pekka Enberg wrote:
    >> On Sat,  4 Sep 2010 11:17:14 +0300, Pekka Enberg <> wrote:
    >> >> This reverts commit 9559fcdbff4f93d29af04478bbc48294519424f5. The commit causes
    >> >> wrong screen resolution on some i915 machines such as MacBook which is a
    >> >> regression from 2.6.35. The issue has been reported multiple times but no fix
    >> >> has emerged:
    >> On Sat, Sep 4, 2010 at 12:21 PM, Chris Wilson <> wrote:
    >> > NAK. You can't simply hide one bug by introducing a much bigger one.
    >> Dude, it's a nasty regression from 2.6.35. What exactly are you NAK'ing here?
    >> > As you have an affected machine, find which wait_for_vblank() needs to be
    >> > replaced with a msleep(20|50).
    >> The attached patch fixes things here. I'm not a drm developer so I
    >> don't know if it makes technical sense.
    > Many thanks to you, Pekka: I also don't know if it makes technical sense,
    > but it solves the same issue for me, so I can at last use 2.6.36-rc on
    > this laptop.

    Helps for me as well, but I cannot judge whether it makes technical
    sense either. Thanks, Pekka!

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