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SubjectRe: kms in defconfig
On Mon, 27 Apr 2009 18:56:27 +1000 Dave Airlie <airlied@gmail.com> wrote:

> > KMS is the sane design for graphics and i'd go as far as to consider
> > user-space mode setting an outright _bug_. It look a long time to
> > fix but now lets look forward and fix all the bugs in KMS, ASAP ...
>
> Its mainly for things like Andrews Vaio, people will not expect a new kernel
> to take out any current userspace, its a pain, but we assume distros + people
> who compile their own kernels will know what userspace exists on their
> machines and other will get the least surprise.

My Vaio thanks you.

What is the expected user-visible failure mode when someone enables KMS
on naive userspace? iow, how can bug report screeners recognise when this has
happened?



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