drm backport to 3.2
On Fri, Aug 24, 2012 at 14:48:48 +0200, Sven-Haegar Koch wrote:
> On Fri, 24 Aug 2012, Julien Cristau wrote:
> > I've pushed to
> > git://anonscm.debian.org/git/users/jcristau/linux 3.2.y+drm3.4.y
> > a backport of the drm subsystem from 3.4.y to the 3.2.y kernel. It
> > works for me so far on a box with intel gm45 graphics, but the only
> > other hardware I have is an old intel 945gm, so I'd appreciate testing
> > by others. In particular I'd be interested in regression (or not)
> > reports for systems where the current sid kernel works fine, and testing
> > on newer hardware that is not (or not so well) supported in sid right
> > now.
> Wouldn't it make sense to use the new compat-drivers stuff for this
> instead of a seperate backporting effort (aka formerly compat-wireless)?
> The linux-next-based snapshots already contain support for the DRM
I haven't looked at that stuff yet, but I kinda chose 3.4 on purpose,
because not all releases are equal and I'd like to have something at
least vaguely stable. compat-drivers is certainly something I'll keep
in mind for the future though.