Re: Subtle semantic issue with sleep callbacks in drivers

From: Jeff Garzik (
Date: Thu Apr 17 2003 - 10:56:02 EST

On Thu, Apr 17, 2003 at 04:47:45PM +0100, John Bradford wrote:
> Hmm, well what about with a PCI hotswap capable board - presumably
> then we could have the situation where a new VGA card appears that we
> _have_ to POST?

Then XFree86 will POST it.

The kernel really only cares about POST'ing the primary display, too.
Firmware typically completely disables, and does not POST, secondary
displays. XFree86 is charged with the responsibility of POST'ing
secondary displays.


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