[ 3.5.y.z extended stable ] Patch "drm/radeon/dce6: fix display powergating" has been added to staging queue

Luis Henriques luis.henriques at canonical.com
Thu Feb 28 11:57:41 UTC 2013

This is a note to let you know that I have just added a patch titled

    drm/radeon/dce6: fix display powergating

to the linux-3.5.y-queue branch of the 3.5.y.z extended stable tree 
which can be found at:


If you, or anyone else, feels it should not be added to this tree, please 
reply to this email.

For more information about the 3.5.y.z tree, see



>From b28ec06663b7385e8d76525c546388d2a668cf8b Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Alex Deucher <alexander.deucher at amd.com>
Date: Tue, 5 Feb 2013 11:47:09 -0500
Subject: [PATCH] drm/radeon/dce6: fix display powergating

commit 0e3d50bfcbd338254795a700dcff429a96cba1a6 upstream.

Only enable it when we disable the display rather than
at DPMS time since enabling it requires a full modeset
to restore the display state.  Fixes blank screens in
certain cases.

Signed-off-by: Alex Deucher <alexander.deucher at amd.com>
Signed-off-by: Luis Henriques <luis.henriques at canonical.com>
 drivers/gpu/drm/radeon/atombios_crtc.c | 6 ++----
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/gpu/drm/radeon/atombios_crtc.c b/drivers/gpu/drm/radeon/atombios_crtc.c
index 80eb8d5..08b71a3 100644
--- a/drivers/gpu/drm/radeon/atombios_crtc.c
+++ b/drivers/gpu/drm/radeon/atombios_crtc.c
@@ -258,8 +258,6 @@ void atombios_crtc_dpms(struct drm_crtc *crtc, int mode)
 		radeon_crtc->enabled = true;
 		/* adjust pm to dpms changes BEFORE enabling crtcs */
-		if (ASIC_IS_DCE6(rdev) && !radeon_crtc->in_mode_set)
-			atombios_powergate_crtc(crtc, ATOM_DISABLE);
 		atombios_enable_crtc(crtc, ATOM_ENABLE);
 		if (ASIC_IS_DCE3(rdev) && !ASIC_IS_DCE6(rdev))
 			atombios_enable_crtc_memreq(crtc, ATOM_ENABLE);
@@ -277,8 +275,6 @@ void atombios_crtc_dpms(struct drm_crtc *crtc, int mode)
 			atombios_enable_crtc_memreq(crtc, ATOM_DISABLE);
 		atombios_enable_crtc(crtc, ATOM_DISABLE);
 		radeon_crtc->enabled = false;
-		if (ASIC_IS_DCE6(rdev) && !radeon_crtc->in_mode_set)
-			atombios_powergate_crtc(crtc, ATOM_ENABLE);
 		/* adjust pm to dpms changes AFTER disabling crtcs */
@@ -1673,6 +1669,8 @@ static void atombios_crtc_disable(struct drm_crtc *crtc)
 	int i;

 	atombios_crtc_dpms(crtc, DRM_MODE_DPMS_OFF);
+	if (ASIC_IS_DCE6(rdev))
+		atombios_powergate_crtc(crtc, ATOM_ENABLE);

 	for (i = 0; i < rdev->num_crtc; i++) {
 		if (rdev->mode_info.crtcs[i] &&

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