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SubjectRe: [PATCH 4.20 004/352] drm/vgem: Fix vgem_init to get drm device available.
On Thu, Feb 14, 2019 at 3:19 PM Greg Kroah-Hartman
<gregkh@linuxfoundation.org> wrote:
>
> On Thu, Feb 14, 2019 at 01:58:02PM +0000, Emil Velikov wrote:
> > Hi Greg,
> >
> > On 2019/02/11, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> > > 4.20-stable review patch. If anyone has any objections, please let me know.
> > >
> > > ------------------
> > >
> > > [ Upstream commit d5c04dff24870ef07ce6453a3f4e1ffd9cf88d27 ]
> > >
> > > Modify vgem_init to take platform dev as parent in drm_dev_init.
> > > This will make drm device available at "/sys/devices/platform/vgem"
> > > in x86 chromebook.
> > >
> > > v2: rebase, address checkpatch typo and line over 80 characters
> > >
> > > Cc: Daniel Vetter <daniel.vetter@ffwll.ch>
> > > Signed-off-by: Deepak Sharma <deepak.sharma@amd.com>
> > > Reviewed-by: Sean Paul <seanpaul@chromium.org>
> > > Signed-off-by: Emil Velikov <emil.velikov@collabora.com>
> > > Reviewed-by: Daniel Vetter <daniel.vetter@ffwll.ch>
> > > Link: https://patchwork.freedesktop.org/patch/msgid/20181023163550.15211-1-emil.l.velikov@gmail.com
> > > Signed-off-by: Sasha Levin <sashal@kernel.org>
> >
> > Zero objections to picking this for stable, although I'm curious what
> > flagged this commit as stable material.
> >
> > Especially since it's closer to a feature than a bug-fix.
> >
> > Can you share some light? Perhaps a link to a thread/document since I
> > would imagine you've been asked before.
>
> Sasha has a presentation all about how this gets picked up, but I can't
> find the link right now. Sasha?

https://lwn.net/Articles/764647/

Afaiui the autoselected patches do get posted to dri-devel. At least I
see some mails show up there.
-Daniel
--
Daniel Vetter
Software Engineer, Intel Corporation
+41 (0) 79 365 57 48 - http://blog.ffwll.ch

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