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SubjectRe: [PATCH] drm: avoid switching to text console if there is no panic timeout
On Mon, 17 Oct 2011, David Rientjes wrote:

> On Mon, 17 Oct 2011, Mandeep Singh Baines wrote:
>
> > From: Hugh Dickins <hughd@chromium.org>
> >
> > Add a check for panic_timeout in the drm_fb_helper_panic() notifier: if
> > we're going to reboot immediately, the user will not be able to see the
> > messages anyway, and messing with the video mode may display artifacts,
> > and certainly get into several layers of complexity (including mutexes and
> > memory allocations) which we shall be much safer to avoid.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Hugh Dickins <hughd@google.com>
> > [ Edited commit message and modified to short-circuit panic_timeout < 0
> > instead of testing panic_timeout >= 0. -Mandeep ]
> > Signed-off-by: Mandeep Singh Baines <msb@chromium.org>
> > Cc: Dave Airlie <airlied@redhat.com>
> > Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
> > Cc: dri-devel@lists.freedesktop.org
>
> Acked-by: David Rientjes <rientjes@google.com>
>

Dave, where do we stand on this? I haven't seen it hit Linus' tree and I
don't see it in git://people.freedesktop.org/~airlied/linux.


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