[arch-dev-public] Enable KMS by default for radeon and intel?

Tobias Powalowski t.powa at gmx.de
Sat Sep 12 02:13:28 EDT 2009

Am Samstag 12 September 2009 schrieb Dan McGee:
> On Fri, Sep 11, 2009 at 2:34 PM, Tobias Powalowski <t.powa at gmx.de> wrote:
> > HI guys,
> > Shall i enable kms switch on per default on next .31 rebuild?
> > Radeon will not work without this switch.
> > Intel seems stable?
> > Jan or anyone else any input on this?
> What? Why will radeon not work without this switch? I have no idea
> where you came to that conclusion, as I booted and was in X just fine
> for at least a little bit (until I got a NPE, stack trace in the
> signoff thread).
> -Dan
Andy doens't get the modeswitch=1 option if not enabled, imho this is a bug in 
the kernel.
He only get kms with this option set on.
I don't know if we should enable it by default, i only have nvidia graphic 
cards and don't suffer from this at all.
We can also wait until next major release.

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