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Re: Fedora 8 Test 2 on an Inspiron 9300



On Mon, 2007-09-17 at 09:56 -0400, Adam Jackson wrote:
> Which is, in fact, the correct thing to do, but it does mean we can't do
> 'vbetool post' on nv chips reliably.  And we don't currently have the
> code to initialize the chip without doing BIOS POST, so.  It's a bit
> screwed atm.  I've mentioned this to NVIDIA and they're trying to work
> out a solution, but right now nv laptops should be considered
> hibernate-only with the nv driver.
> 
> This is probably something that should go in a release note.

Even better would be a hal-info quirk so that we don't present options
to people that we know aren't going to work reliably.

Jeremy


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