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From: Chris Wilson <>
To: Mike Isely <>
Cc: Dave Airlied <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/2] drm/i915/lvds: Use i915.lvds_fixed_mode= as a last resort
Date: Wed, 20 Apr 2011 20:56:51 +0100
Message-ID: <b7da2f$> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Wed, 20 Apr 2011 14:48:36 -0500 (CDT), Mike Isely <> wrote:
> Chris:
> I've tested this patch and it doesn't help us here.  Even if I add 
> lvds_fixed_mode=<whatever>, the display still comes up with the messed 
> up configuration from the motherboard's completely ignorant BIOS.  It 
> appears that lvds_fixed_mode is being ignored by the driver.

You can test the functionality of the patch by parsing
i915.lvds_fixed_mode first rather than last.

Then I just have to weigh up the wishes of Dave who has hordes of users
desperate to fry their hardware, versus the tiny number who truly need
an override and know what they are doing...

Chris Wilson, Intel Open Source Technology Centre

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Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2011-04-17  6:43 [PATCH 1/2] drm: Export the command-line mode parser Chris Wilson
2011-04-17  6:43 ` [PATCH 2/2] drm/i915/lvds: Use i915.lvds_fixed_mode= as a last resort Chris Wilson
2011-04-18 16:46   ` Mike Isely
2011-04-18 17:46     ` Mike Isely
2011-04-20 19:48   ` Mike Isely
2011-04-20 19:56     ` Chris Wilson [this message]
2011-04-20 20:09       ` Mike Isely
2011-04-21 22:30         ` Mike Isely
2011-04-21 22:37           ` Chris Wilson
2011-04-21 22:46             ` Mike Isely
2011-05-04 22:14               ` Mike Isely
2011-05-04 22:18                 ` [PATCH] drm/i915: Fix unset margins flag in drm_mode_parse_command_line_for_connector Mike Isely
2011-05-05  2:40                   ` Robert Lowery

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