[ubuntu-x] Kernel v2.6.33 drm update
Luis R. Rodriguez
mcgrof at gmail.com
Sat Mar 6 19:40:52 UTC 2010
On Sat, Mar 6, 2010 at 4:47 AM, Andy Whitcroft <apw at canonical.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 05, 2010 at 03:32:05PM -0800, Luis R. Rodriguez wrote:
>> 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
> Fair point. Right now we have v2.6.33 straight. But I do see how we
> might want some finer grain record of the version. I will look at where
> we can expose that.
A printk perhaps?
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