[arch-dev-public] [signoff] kernel

Jan de Groot jan at jgc.homeip.net
Tue Dec 22 10:44:44 EST 2009

On Tue, 2009-12-22 at 16:35 +0100, Thomas Bächler wrote:
> Am 22.12.2009 15:59, schrieb Jan de Groot:
> > On Mon, 2009-12-21 at 09:12 +0100, Andreas Radke wrote:
> >> I think we need a news item how to fix Radeon kms. What's way you want
> >> to recommend?
> >>
> >> -Andy
> > 
> > First of all, Radeon KMS is not ready for production. Like with the
> > intel driver, modesetting can be enabled by using radeon.modeset=1 in
> > the bootflags if KMS is not enabled by default for Radeon.
> > CONFIG_DRM_RADEON_KMS=y should be disabled.
> Last time I check this was not true: Disabling the CONFIG_DRM_RADEON_KMS
> option would not only disable it by default, but remove all KMS code
> entirely.

Andy claimed that also, but with, it just disables the module
aliases for autoloading and the default setting of KMS. Check the radeon
driver for the define set by the Kconfig file and you'll see what I

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