[ubuntu-x] Kernel v2.6.33 drm update

Timo Aaltonen tjaalton at cc.hut.fi
Fri Mar 5 22:54:32 UTC 2010

On Fri, 5 Mar 2010, Bryce Harrington wrote:

> On Fri, Mar 05, 2010 at 06:56:11PM +0000, Andy Whitcroft wrote:
>> We are therefore planning to upload a hybrid
>> 2.6.32 kernel containing the 2.6.33 drm backported.
> Btw, for bug report fiddling purposes, is there a reliable way to detect
> the drm version installed?  The drm version does not show up in uname -a
> of course, and `dmesg|grep drm|grep 2\.6\.33` returns nothing (at least,
> on nouveau).
> (Basically I want a way to automatically distinguish between bug reports
> that were tested with the new 2.6.33 drm vs those that won't, so we can
> prioritize our attentions accordingly.)

Isn't the kernel abi enough for that? -16 has the backport, anything 
before that doesn't.

Timo Aaltonen
Systems Specialist
IT Services, Aalto University School of Science and Technology

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