Re: [patch] Brightness control on 12" albook
> > So how exactly does the patch work fine for you? On what type of riva
> > card?
> > Tried it, and still freezes the flatpanel imac on boot.
> Does this also happen with 2.4? Could you post your PCI IDs?
Doesn't happen with 2.4.23-ben1 (of not quite so recent vintage). In fact,
the brightness setting doesn't seem to scale too bad.
With 2.6, I haven't debugged further yet. We might need to hold the
console lock when accessing the card.
lspci -vv for the card attached (GeForce 2 MX / 400). Is that all you
00:10.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation NV11 [GeForce2 MX/MX 400] (rev b2) (prog-if 00 [VGA])
Control: I/O+ Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR- FastB2B-
Status: Cap+ 66Mhz+ UDF- FastB2B+ ParErr- DEVSEL=medium >TAbort- <TAbort- <MAbort- >SERR- <PERR-
Latency: 248 (1250ns min, 250ns max)
Interrupt: pin A routed to IRQ 48
Region 0: Memory at 91000000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16M]
Region 1: Memory at 98000000 (32-bit, prefetchable) [size=128M]
Expansion ROM at 90000000 [disabled] [size=64K]
Capabilities:  Power Management version 2
Flags: PMEClk- DSI- D1- D2- AuxCurrent=0mA PME(D0-,D1-,D2-,D3hot-,D3cold-)
Status: D0 PME-Enable- DSel=0 DScale=0 PME-
Capabilities:  AGP version 2.0
Status: RQ=32 Iso- ArqSz=0 Cal=0 SBA- ITACoh- GART64- HTrans- 64bit- FW- AGP3- Rate=x1,x2
Command: RQ=1 ArqSz=0 Cal=0 SBA- AGP- GART64- 64bit- FW- Rate=<none>