Re: [Intel-gfx] [PATCH] drm/i915/opregion: work around buggy firmware that provides 8+ output devices

From: Aaron Lu
Date: Tue Dec 09 2014 - 04:15:29 EST

On 12/08/2014 07:04 PM, Jani Nikula wrote:
> On Mon, 08 Dec 2014, Jani Nikula <jani.nikula@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> On Mon, 08 Dec 2014, Aaron Lu <> wrote:
>>> We have a new bug report that has the same problem:
>>> The posted patch solves the problem. I know it's not perfect, but it
>>> doesn't seem it would do any harm to existing systems so should be safe.
>>> Better, if someone can shed some light on how this should be properly
>>> handled, that would be great.
>> There was a bug report that I can't find right now that had a similar
>> problem. I wrote a few patches, even somewhat polished ones (that I now
>> pushed to [1] for reference) to handle extended DIDL. Unfortunately this
>> didn't help the bug reporter because the right one was beyond the
>> extended DIDL too, so I don't think I even sent these to the list.
>> Anyway, just one more data point. This might help your reporter, so
>> worth a try. But it doesn't solve everything.
> [1]

Thanks for the info, I've asked Dmitry to give it a try.


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