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From: Karol Herbst <kherbst@redhat.com>
To: Mario.Limonciello@dell.com
Cc: Dave Airlie <airlied@gmail.com>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Linux ACPI Mailing List <linux-acpi@vger.kernel.org>,
	dri-devel <dri-devel@lists.freedesktop.org>,
	nouveau <nouveau@lists.freedesktop.org>,
	"Rafael J . Wysocki" <rafael.j.wysocki@intel.com>,
	Alex Hung <alex.hung@canonical.com>,
	Ben Skeggs <bskeggs@redhat.com>,
	David Airlie <airlied@redhat.com>
Subject: Re: [Nouveau] [PATCH 1/7] Revert "ACPI / OSI: Add OEM _OSI string to enable dGPU direct output"
Date: Thu, 15 Aug 2019 16:04:27 +0200
Message-ID: <CACO55tsDA1WpMGtAPqUJpWt0AmPDnv9LuC09g2KB5GXB-VSCew@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <5e05532328324d01bc554c573f6298f8@AUSX13MPC101.AMER.DELL.COM>

On Thu, Aug 15, 2019 at 3:56 PM <Mario.Limonciello@dell.com> wrote:
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: linux-acpi-owner@vger.kernel.org <linux-acpi-owner@vger.kernel.org> On
> > Behalf Of Dave Airlie
> > Sent: Wednesday, August 14, 2019 5:48 PM
> > To: Karol Herbst
> > Cc: LKML; Linux ACPI; dri-devel; nouveau; Rafael J . Wysocki; Alex Hung; Ben
> > Skeggs; Dave Airlie
> > Subject: Re: [Nouveau] [PATCH 1/7] Revert "ACPI / OSI: Add OEM _OSI string to
> > enable dGPU direct output"
> >
> > On Thu, 15 Aug 2019 at 07:31, Karol Herbst <kherbst@redhat.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > This reverts commit 28586a51eea666d5531bcaef2f68e4abbd87242c.
> > >
> > > The original commit message didn't even make sense. AMD _does_ support it and
> > > it works with Nouveau as well.
> > >
> > > Also what was the issue being solved here? No references to any bugs and not
> > > even explaining any issue at all isn't the way we do things.
> > >
> > > And even if it means a muxed design, then the fix is to make it work inside the
> > > driver, not adding some hacky workaround through ACPI tricks.
> > >
> > > And what out of tree drivers do or do not support we don't care one bit anyway.
> > >
> >
> > I think the reverts should be merged via Rafael's tree as the original
> > patches went in via there, and we should get them in asap.
> >
> > Acked-by: Dave Airlie <airlied@redhat.com>
> > Dave.
>
> There are definitely going to be regressions on machines in the field with the
> in tree drivers by reverting this.  I think we should have an answer for all of those
> before this revert is accepted.
>
> Regarding systems with Intel+NVIDIA, we'll have to work with partners to collect
> some information on the impact of reverting this.
>
> When this is used on a system with Intel+AMD the ASL configures AMD GPU to use
> "Hybrid Graphics" when on Windows and "Power Express" and "Switchable Graphics"
> when on Linux.

and what's exactly the difference between those? And what's the actual
issue here?

We already have the PRIME offloading in place and if that's not
enough, we should work on extending it, not adding some ACPI based
workarounds, because that's exactly how that looks like.

Also, was this discussed with anybody involved in the drm subsystem?

>
> I feel we need a knob and/or DMI detection to affect the changes that the ASL
> normally performs.

Why do we have to do that on a firmware level at all?

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Thread overview: 32+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-08-14 21:31 [PATCH 0/7] Adding a proper workaround for fixing RTD3 issues with Nouveau Karol Herbst
2019-08-14 21:31 ` [PATCH 1/7] Revert "ACPI / OSI: Add OEM _OSI string to enable dGPU direct output" Karol Herbst
2019-08-14 21:49   ` Alex Hung
2019-08-14 22:47   ` [Nouveau] " Dave Airlie
2019-08-15 13:55     ` Mario.Limonciello
2019-08-15 14:04       ` Karol Herbst [this message]
2019-08-15 14:13         ` Alex Deucher
2019-08-15 14:15           ` Karol Herbst
2019-08-15 14:17             ` Alex Deucher
2019-08-15 14:23               ` Mario.Limonciello
2019-08-15 14:35                 ` Karol Herbst
2019-08-15 14:41                 ` Alex Deucher
2019-08-15 14:19         ` Mario.Limonciello
2019-08-15 14:25           ` Karol Herbst
2019-08-15 14:34             ` Mario.Limonciello
2019-08-15 14:36               ` Karol Herbst
2019-08-15 14:37             ` Alex Deucher
2019-08-15 14:56               ` Takashi Iwai
2019-08-15 16:19                 ` Mario.Limonciello
2019-08-15 17:43                   ` Takashi Iwai
2019-08-15 18:34                   ` Alex Deucher
2019-08-15 14:59               ` Alex Deucher
2019-08-15 14:11     ` Daniel Vetter
2019-08-19  9:52     ` Rafael J. Wysocki
2019-08-14 21:31 ` [PATCH 2/7] Revert "ACPI / OSI: Add OEM _OSI string to enable NVidia HDMI audio" Karol Herbst
2019-08-14 21:31 ` [PATCH 3/7] Revert "ACPI / OSI: Add OEM _OSI strings to disable NVidia RTD3" Karol Herbst
2019-08-14 23:34   ` Alex Hung
2019-08-15  4:44     ` Karol Herbst
2019-08-14 21:31 ` [PATCH 4/7] drm/nouveau/pci: enable pcie link changes for pascal Karol Herbst
2019-08-14 21:31 ` [PATCH 5/7] drm/nouveau/pci: add nvkm_pcie_get_speed Karol Herbst
2019-08-14 21:31 ` [PATCH 6/7] drm/nouveau/pci: save the boot pcie link speed and restore it on fini Karol Herbst
2019-08-14 21:31 ` [PATCH 7/7] drm/nouveau: abort runtime suspend if we hit an error Karol Herbst

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