Re: [PATCH] drm/i915: blacklist lid status: Sony VGN-BX196VP, DellInspiron 700m

From: Surbhi Palande
Date: Fri Mar 05 2010 - 02:50:50 EST

Hi Eric,

On Wed, 2010-03-03 at 15:34 -0800, Eric Anholt wrote:
> On Tue, 2 Mar 2010 22:59:52 +0200, Surbhi Palande <surbhi.palande@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > BugLink:
> >
> > Sony VGN-BX196VP and Dell Inspiron 700m report lid status as closed
> > when it is open. This leads to a "no connectors reported" error at startup.
> > Blacklisting them, to always return a connected status for the default
> > lvds connector.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Surbhi Palande <surbhi.palande@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> As far as I know, this should already be covered by:
> commit 7b9c5abee98c54f85bcc04bd4d7ec8d5094c73f4
> Author: Jesse Barnes <jbarnes@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Date: Fri Feb 12 09:30:00 2010 -0800
> drm/i915: give up on 8xx lid status

Yes I agree. Thanks for the comment.

However, the "drm/i915: give up on 8xx lid status" will work for the
Dell Inspiron 700m. But, the Sony VGN-BX196VP will still need to be
blacklisted as it is a 915GM device.

If you agree with this, I will rewrite the patch and send you another


Warm Regards,

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