APPLIED[C/Unstable]: [PATCH 0/1][SRU][Bionic] Enable BIOS workaround for Nvidia HDMI audio
seth.forshee at canonical.com
Thu Aug 23 19:18:21 UTC 2018
On Tue, Aug 14, 2018 at 08:18:43PM -0700, Alex Hung wrote:
> BugLink: https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1787058
> Some ThinkPad systems have a power-saving feature that turns off HDMI audio
> device in Windows, but NVidia Linux driver does not support this feature.
> As a result, HDMI audio will not work on Linux.
> BIOS added solutions with _OSI string "Linux-Lenovo-NV-HDMI-Audio" to
> workaround, and a patch to report _OSI("Linux-Lenovo-NV-HDMI-Audio")
> is required in Linux kernel.
> The patche is included in upstream and is cherry-picked from Linus's repo.
> [Regression potential]
> No regression as all but targeted firmware will not use this _OSI string
Applied to cosmic/master-next and unstable/master, thanks!
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