[ubuntu-x] Status of kernel X drivers
bryce at canonical.com
Thu Feb 18 18:29:59 GMT 2010
On Thu, Feb 18, 2010 at 02:57:18PM +0200, Timo Aaltonen wrote:
> On Thu, 18 Feb 2010, Christopher James Halse Rogers wrote:
> > I'd suggest that we stick with our current libdrm < 2.4.18, lbm-nouveau,
> > and xserver-xorg-video-nouveau stack, and cherry pick & backport
> > whatever fixes we want to grab. In which case, as long as there's a
> > 2.6.33 drm in lbm, the nouveau stack is happy.
> 2.4.18 has other fixes in it, so better to just revert the offending
> commit with a patch, and then decide if the ABI bump is worth it. Less
> work than pulling a number of patches on top of 2.4.17.
I'd agree. Plus it'll be easier to explain "we're carrying 2.4.18 minus
Which is the commit(s) that needs reverted?
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