[Intel-gfx] [PATCH 0/2] enabling MCHBAR patches -- testing feedback
jbarnes at virtuousgeek.org
Wed May 6 12:08:50 PDT 2009
On Wed, 6 May 2009 19:48:56 +0100
Andy Whitcroft <apw at canonical.com> wrote:
> Jesse, Bjorn, I was following your various threads on enabling MCHBAR
> support in Intel i915 based systems as enabling that was allowing
> tiling and sensible performance on slower platforms including the
> I have picked up the latest version of your patch Jesse and
> backported it to 2.6.28, modifying it to layer with Bjorn's suggested
> generic resource detection patch. Those two in concert have been
> pretty well tested by a number of Ubuntu users who have this hardware
> who are very happy with the improvements, plus several who were
> regressed by the earlier versions of this support.
> Following this email are copies of the two patches as tested. The
> first is Bjorn's patch to introduce pnp_range_reserved() cleaned up
> and the required exported added. Bjorn, it does require your
> sign-off before being pushed.
> The second is Jesse's, it is basically the latest version you sent out
> modified to use the new pnp_range_reserved() interface introduced by
> the previous patch.
> I have added Tested-by: for both of these, and signed-off my
> modifications. I am hoping that we can see both of these mainlined.
> More details of the testing are on the launchpad bug should you be
Excellent, thanks a lot Andy. Eric can you pick these up (pending
Bjorn's s-o-b on the PNP patch of course).
Jesse Barnes, Intel Open Source Technology Center
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