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SubjectRe: Oops modprobing i830 with 2.6.8.1
On Wed, Aug 18, 2004 at 06:22:54PM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
> On Mer, 2004-08-18 at 10:15, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> > Similarly drm should depend on AGP for those cards where there are only
> > AGP versions (most of them) and the driver where pci is also posisble (some
> > ati driver only IIRC) could compile with or withut but I'd be a compile-time
> > thing.
>
> VIA and SiS can function with AGP cards when no supported AGPGart is
> available. They don't function as well but they do function.

Well, aic7xxx also works without a pci version of the card present, even
if you compile your kernel with PCI.. I don't want to say we should change
the driver to not work anymore if there's not agp support, but that the
driver shouldn't try to overengineeredly do all this runtime probing unlike
everyone else.

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