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SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/3 v2] drm/i915: hot plug/unplug notification to HDMI audio driver
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On Mon, 21 Nov 2011 14:37:49 +0800, Wu Fengguang <fengguang.wu@intel.com> wrote:
> On monitor hot plug/unplug, update ELD and set/clear SDVO_AUDIO_ENABLE
> or DP_AUDIO_OUTPUT_ENABLE accordingly. So that the audio driver will
> receive hot plug events and take action to refresh its device state and
> ELD contents.
>
> A new callback ->hotplug() is added to struct drm_connector_funcs which
> will be called immediately after ->detect() knowing that the monitor is
> either plugged or unplugged.
>
> It's noticed that X may not call ->mode_set() at monitor hot plug, so it's
> necessary to call drm_edid_to_eld() earlier at ->detect() time rather than
> in intel_ddc_get_modes(), so that intel_write_eld() can see the new ELD
> in ->hotplug.

The X environment will eventually call mode_set when the user
environment decides to use the monitor. Any audio bits can, and should,
await the user's choice of a video mode before choosing the audio format
to use. We should not be adding eld information until the monitor is in
use.

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keith.packard@intel.com
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