[Intel-gfx] [PATCH 0/2] enabling MCHBAR patches -- testing feedback
eric at anholt.net
Wed May 6 14:50:20 PDT 2009
On Wed, 2009-05-06 at 12:08 -0700, Jesse Barnes wrote:
> 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
> > eeePC.
> > 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
> > interested.
> > http://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/349314
> Excellent, thanks a lot Andy. Eric can you pick these up (pending
> Bjorn's s-o-b on the PNP patch of course).
Yeah, I definitely want it in and I'm glad the generic stuff got taken
out of the driver. I was just waiting for what's going on with the part
outside of my area.
eric at anholt.net eric.anholt at intel.com
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