[PATCH 0/1] [SRU Intrepid] LP#297750 -- disable module amd76x_edac

Tim Gardner tim.gardner at canonical.com
Thu Dec 4 22:05:16 UTC 2008

Andy Whitcroft wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 02, 2008 at 01:00:26PM +0000, Andy Whitcroft wrote:
>> In Intrepid we enabled the amd76x_edac module, it was disabled previously.
>> On AMD systems where this device is present the module initialises and
>> clashes with the AGP apature driver preventing it initialising.  This in turn
>> prevents DRI from initialising and compis is not available.
>> This is a regression from Hardy and so we should probabally do something
>> about it.  Blacklisting the module does work, so one option would be to
>> add an explicit blacklist.  The other is to revert the config change.
>> The patch following this email does the latter.
> After some discussions on IRC it was decided that as blacklisting this
> module worked the most flexible solution was to blacklist amd76x_edac
> instead of disabling the module.  This allows people who really have a
> use for the module to gain access to it, while still protecting Hardy
> users.
> Below is a debdiff against module-init-tools to add this blacklist.
> -apw

ACK - though what I uploaded is slightly different. See attached.

Tim Gardner tim.gardner at canonical.com
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