[arch-dev-public] [signoff] kernel

Tobias Powalowski t.powa at gmx.de
Tue Dec 22 16:59:50 EST 2009

> 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.
Will try this in next build then.

> Next issue is problems with Intel KMS. The 2.6.32 kernel contains
> powermanagement features for intel. These new features are utilized by
> the driver I uploaded to testing last weekend on hardware that supports
> it. However, this causes GPU lockups, requiring a reboot now and then.
> This was reverted in 2.6.33, so we should also revert this. A patch has
> been posted here:
> http://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/67768/
When i apply this patch i get an error:
patching file drivers/gpu/drm/i915/intel_display.c
Reversed (or previously applied) patch detected!  Skipping patch.
Could it be they solved this already in 32.2?


Tobias Powalowski
Archlinux Developer & Package Maintainer (tpowa)
tpowa at archlinux.org
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