Re: [PATCH] Don't probe for DDC on VBE1.2
From: Zwane Mwaikambo
Date: Sun Feb 18 2007 - 19:38:23 EST
On Sun, 18 Feb 2007, Andi Kleen wrote:
> On Saturday 17 February 2007 09:35, Zwane Mwaikambo wrote:
> > On Fri, 16 Feb 2007, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > > On Fri, 16 Feb 2007 06:39:45 -0800 (PST) Zwane Mwaikambo <zwane@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > >
> > > > On Thu, 15 Feb 2007, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > It's not an X problem - the screen is black immediately upon loading the
> > > > > kernel.
> > > > >
> > > > > But I guess you knew that and you're just after display info:
> > > > > http://userweb.kernel.org/~akpm/Xorg.0.log.txt
> > > >
> > > > Thanks, the X log told me your VBE version. I tried to reproduce it on my
> > > > thinkpad which seems to have a very similar video setup to no avail, Could
> > > > you test the following on the VAIO? If this isn't the case, i suspect i'm
> > > > corrupting your modelist.
> > >
> > > It's still all black.
> > Ok it looks like i was corrupting the modelist. The following should take
> > care of your VAIO, but i haven't tested the failure case as Tobias is away
> > this weekend.
> I merged this version of the patch now. Still needs some x86-64 testing
> I guess (any volunteers?), although I don't expect much trouble
> because the early boot code is very similar.
I tested the x86_64 VBE3 case (similar to Andrew's VAIO), so we just need
a VBE1.2 on x86_64 test.
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