[ubuntu-x] Kernel v2.6.33 drm update

Luis R. Rodriguez mcgrof at gmail.com
Fri Mar 5 23:32:05 UTC 2010

On Fri, Mar 5, 2010 at 2:54 PM, Timo Aaltonen <tjaalton at cc.hut.fi> wrote:
> 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.

Right but its still good to know a backport from which 2.6.33.y


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