Notice: Retiring vbetool in F18

Adam Jackson ajax at redhat.com
Tue Jun 5 12:59:23 UTC 2012


On 6/5/12 4:05 AM, Petr Pisar wrote:

> How can I reset the graphics card using KMS (vbetool post)?

You've needed to?

There's no direct equivalent to vbetool post.  KMS drivers handle 
suspend/resume in the kernel.  Some of them have lockup detection and 
have implemented GPU resets internally (which is far more complex than 
vbetool post); others don't and haven't.

I'm curious what you think the use case is.

- ajax


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