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SubjectRe: [PATCH] pci: Add quirk for still enabled interrupts on Intel Sandy Bridge GPUs
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On Wednesday, 7. December 2011 22:08:11 Thomas Jarosch wrote:
> Some BIOS implementations leave the Intel GPU interrupts enabled,
> even though no one is handling them (f.e. i915 driver is never loaded).
> Additionally the interrupt destination is not set up properly
> and the interrupt ends up -somewhere-.
>
> These spurious interrupts are "sticky" and the kernel disables
> the (shared) interrupt line after 100.000+ generated interrupts.
>
> Fix it by disabling the still enabled interrupts.
> This resolves crashes often seen on monitor unplug.

Happy new year 2012!

Any news on the status of this patch?

Cheers,
Thomas


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