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Bug#540711: linux-image-686: display switch key combination "Fn+F8" stopped working since 2.6.29


On Tue, 16 Feb 2010 17:45:01 +0100, maximilian attems wrote:
> On Sat, 13 Feb 2010, Denis Laxalde wrote:
> > 
> > 
> > It was with package linux-image-2.6.32-trunk-686 (on which
> > linux-image-2.6-686 still depends).
> > I just tried with linux-image-2.6.32-2-686 (i.e. 2.6.32-8) and
> > display switch does not work as expected either...
> I missed at all that you were using those binary blobs from nvidia.
> In that case we can't support you at all as this code is not released
> and may well be a GPL violation. please bug your vendor nvidia
> directly.
> with such a binary blog loaded one is no longer running an
> open source box. It can do anything.

I understand.
I'm sorry you wasted your time on this no-free issue.

> will have to close that bug report.

Why ?
Actually, I forwarded the bug (to kernel) as you suggested before.

> we hope to be able to support nouveau soon,
> but currently lack mancraft from a motivated person to backport
> 2.6.33 KMS nouveau code.

I also hope for this...



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