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SubjectRe: [PATCH] fb/intelfb: conflict with DRM_I915 and hide by default
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On Sat, Jul 18, 2009 at 11:22 AM, Jesse Barnes<jbarnes@virtuousgeek.org> wrote:
> 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.
>

I suspect Linus isn't pulling from me post -rc2 anymore, or maybe
he just missed it.

Dave.
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