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SubjectRe: [PATCH] drm: Fix broken VT switch with video=1366x768 option
On Tue, Jan 10, 2017 at 01:41:42PM +0100, Daniel Vetter wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 10, 2017 at 12:36:50PM +0100, Takashi Iwai wrote:
> > On Tue, 10 Jan 2017 12:28:36 +0100,
> > Ville Syrjälä wrote:
> > >
> > > On Mon, Jan 09, 2017 at 03:56:14PM +0100, Takashi Iwai wrote:
> > > > I noticed that the VT switch doesn't work any longer with a Dell
> > > > laptop with 1366x768 eDP when the machine is connected with a DP
> > > > monitor. It behaves as if VT were switched, but the graphics remain
> > > > frozen. Actually the keyboard works, so I could switch back to VT7
> > > > again.
> > > >
> > > > I tried to track down the problem, and encountered a long story until
> > > > we reach to this error:
> > > >
> > > > - The machine is booted with video=1366x768 option (the distro
> > > > installer seems to add it as default).
> > > > - Recently, drm_helper_probe_single_connector_modes() deals with
> > > > cmdline modes, and it tries to create a new mode when no
> > > > matching mode is found.
> > > > - The drm_mode_create_from_cmdline_mode() creates a mode based on
> > > > either CVT of GFT according to the given cmdline mode; in our case,
> > > > it's 1366x768.
> > > > - Since both CVT and GFT can't express the width 1366 due to
> > > > alignment, the resultant mode becomes 1368x768, slightly larger than
> > > > the given size.
> > > > - Later on, the atomic commit is performed, and in
> > > > drm_atomic_check_only(), the size of each plane is checked.
> > > > - The size check of 1366x768 fails due to the above, and eventually
> > > > the whole VT switch fails.
> > > >
> > > > Back in the history, we've had a manual fix-up of 1368x768 in various
> > > > places via c09dedb7a50e ("drm/edid: Add a workaround for 1366x768 HD
> > > > panel"), but they have been all in drm_edid.c at probing the modes
> > > > from EDID. For addressing the problem above, we need a similar hack
> > > > to the mode newly created from cmdline, manually adjusting the width
> > > > when the expected size is 1366 while we get 1368 instead.
> > > >
> > > > Fixes: eaf99c749d43 ("drm: Perform cmdline mode parsing during...")
> > > > Cc: <stable@vger.kernel.org>
> > > > Signed-off-by: Takashi Iwai <tiwai@suse.de>
> > > > ---
> > > > drivers/gpu/drm/drm_modes.c | 7 +++++++
> > > > 1 file changed, 7 insertions(+)
> > > >
> > > > diff --git a/drivers/gpu/drm/drm_modes.c b/drivers/gpu/drm/drm_modes.c
> > > > index ac6a35212501..e6b19bc9021a 100644
> > > > --- a/drivers/gpu/drm/drm_modes.c
> > > > +++ b/drivers/gpu/drm/drm_modes.c
> > > > @@ -1460,6 +1460,13 @@ drm_mode_create_from_cmdline_mode(struct drm_device *dev,
> > > > return NULL;
> > > >
> > > > mode->type |= DRM_MODE_TYPE_USERDEF;
> > > > + /* fix up 1368x768: GFT/CVT can't express 1366 width due to alignment */
> > > > + if (cmd->xres == 1366 && mode->hdisplay == 1368) {
> > > > + mode->hdisplay = 1366;
> > > > + mode->hsync_start--;
> > > > + mode->hsync_end--;
> > > > + drm_mode_set_name(mode);
> > > > + }
> > >
> > > Maybe give fixup_mode_1366x768() a drm_ prefix and make in non-static to
> > > avoid duplicating the code? And I guess move it to drm_modes.c?
> >
> > Yes, that'll be a good cleanup. I was afraid of symbol export, but
> > both are in the same module, so far. I can post a follow-up once when
> > this one gets accepted.
>
> For the follow up, pls put the decl into drm_crtc_internal.h, so that
> drivers aren't tempted to use it. That header is for module-internal
> shared code only.
>
> > > Otherwise lgtm:
> > > Reviewed-by: Ville Syrjälä <ville.syrjala@linux.intel.com>
> >
> > Thanks!
>
> Ville, can you pls also apply this one to drm-misc-fixes?

Pushed. Thanks for the patch.

--
Ville Syrjälä
Intel OTC

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