APPLIED: [SRU I/F] Move some DRM modules from modules-extra to modules

Stefan Bader stefan.bader at
Mon Mar 14 13:16:06 UTC 2022

On 22.02.22 17:56, Stefan Bader wrote:
> BugLink:
> Some users run a desktop environment inside VM guests. Those would
> benefit a lot from having DRM drivers (especially for the paravirt
> ones). For Impish and Jammy we already include vboxvideo. There is
> also tegra-drm (which looks to be Arm related) and ast. The latter
> I believe is something used on newer IPMI supporting boards.
> Beside of the obvious ones, I would also include cirrus because that
> is the most basic emulated graphics card everyone has. Together with
> llvm-pipe it at least allows some moderate desktop experience.
> This is purely moving stuff from extra to the basic modules. All drivers
> are already built as modules.
>   drivers/gpu/drm/ast/ast.ko
> +drivers/gpu/drm/bochs/bochs-drm.ko
> +drivers/gpu/drm/cirrus/cirrus.ko
>   drivers/gpu/drm/drm.ko
>   drivers/gpu/drm/drm_kms_helper.ko
>   drivers/gpu/drm/drm_vram_helper.ko
>   drivers/gpu/drm/ttm/ttm.ko
> +drivers/gpu/drm/vboxvideo/vboxvideo.ko (for Focal)
> +drivers/gpu/drm/virtio/virtio-gpu.ko
> +drivers/gpu/drm/vmwgfx/vmwgfx.ko
> +drivers/gpu/drm/xen/drm_xen_front.ko
> -Stefan

Applied to impish,focal:linux/master-next. Thanks.


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