[ubuntu-x] Kernel v2.6.33 drm update

Chase Douglas chase.douglas at canonical.com
Fri Mar 5 22:50:58 GMT 2010


On Fri, 2010-03-05 at 14:38 -0800, 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.)

Can you use the kernel release version? I'm guessing the -16.23 release
has the backported drm stack. In that case, anything before -16.23
is .32 drm and anything later is .33 drm.

-- Chase




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