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Date:	Thu, 3 Feb 2011 17:11:14 -0800
From:	Linus Torvalds <>
To:	Keith Packard <>
Cc:	Dave Airlie <>, Carlos Mafra <>,
	Dave Airlie <>,
	"Rafael J. Wysocki" <>, Takashi Iwai <>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <>,
	Maciej Rutecki <>,
	Florian Mickler <>,
	Andrew Morton <>,
	Kernel Testers List <>,
	Network Development <>,
	Linux ACPI <>,
	Linux PM List <>,
	Linux SCSI List <>,
	Linux Wireless List <>,
	DRI <>
Subject: Re: 2.6.38-rc3-git1: Reported regressions 2.6.36 -> 2.6.37

On Thu, Feb 3, 2011 at 5:05 PM, Keith Packard <> wrote:
> The goal is to make it so that when you *do* set a mode, DPMS gets set
> to ON (as the monitor will actually be "on" at that point). Here's a
> patch which does the DPMS_ON precisely when setting a mode.

Ok, patch looks sane, but it does leave me with the "what about the
'fb_changed' case?" question. Is that case basically guaranteed to not
change any existing dpms state?

> (note, this patch compiles, but is otherwise only lightly tested).

Carlos? Takashi? Ignore my crazy patch, try this one instead. Does it
fix things for you?

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