[Intel-gfx] [PATCH] drm/i915: Kill the active list spinlock
eric at anholt.net
Fri Aug 6 23:41:02 CEST 2010
On Wed, 4 Aug 2010 14:09:45 +0100, Chris Wilson <chris at chris-wilson.co.uk> wrote:
> This spinlock only served debugging purposes in a time when we could not
> be sure of the mutex ever being released upon a GPU hang. As we now
> should be able rely on hangcheck to do the job for us (and that error
> reporting should not itself require the struct mutex) we can kill the
> incomplete and misleading attempt at protection.
> Signed-off-by: Chris Wilson <chris at chris-wilson.co.uk>
So, when am I getting hangcheck resets on Ironlake? Hmm?
But yeah, this was a hack during initial bringup of GEM and I'll be glad
to see it go away... once you rebase so it doesn't conflict.
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