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SubjectRe: [PATCH] fb/intelfb: conflict with DRM_I915 and hide by default
On Fri, 17 Jul 2009 17:13:26 -0700
Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> wrote:

> On Fri, 3 Jul 2009 11:24:46 -0700
> Jesse Barnes <jbarnes@virtuousgeek.org> wrote:
>
> > Users get confused by this driver. It's really a special purpose
> > embedded driver, and causes a lot of problems if enabled. So hide
> > it under EMBEDDED by default, and make sure it doesn't get enabled
> > with the i915 DRM driver.
> >
> > Dave, I'm hoping you can feed this to Linus through your tree. It's
> > appropriate for 2.6.31 I think.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Jesse Barnes <jbarnes@virtuousgeek.org>
> >
> > diff --git a/drivers/video/Kconfig b/drivers/video/Kconfig
> > index d6d65ef..ec12f7a 100644
> > --- a/drivers/video/Kconfig
> > +++ b/drivers/video/Kconfig
> > @@ -1117,12 +1117,13 @@ config FB_CARILLO_RANCH
> >
> > config FB_INTEL
> > tristate "Intel
> > 830M/845G/852GM/855GM/865G/915G/945G/945GM/965G/965GM support
> > (EXPERIMENTAL)"
> > - depends on EXPERIMENTAL && FB && PCI && X86 && AGP_INTEL
> > + depends on EXPERIMENTAL && FB && PCI && X86 && AGP_INTEL
> > && EMBEDDED select FB_MODE_HELPERS
> > select FB_CFB_FILLRECT
> > select FB_CFB_COPYAREA
> > select FB_CFB_IMAGEBLIT
> > select FB_BOOT_VESA_SUPPORT if FB_INTEL = y
> > + depends on !DRM_I915
> > help
> > This driver supports the on-board graphics built in to
> > the Intel
> > 830M/845G/852GM/855GM/865G/915G/915GM/945G/945GM/965G/965GM
> > chipsets.
>
> Nothing happened?
>
> I'll merge this next week(ish) unless given a reason not to.

It's in Dave's tree, pull requested to Linus already, so it should land
soon.

--
Jesse Barnes, Intel Open Source Technology Center


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