[Intel-gfx] [PATCH 00/23] intel gtt rework, part 1: initialization
airlied at gmail.com
Wed Sep 1 18:19:56 PDT 2010
On Thu, Sep 2, 2010 at 6:29 AM, Daniel Vetter <daniel.vetter at ffwll.ch> wrote:
> Hi all,
> The goal of this rework is to
> a) separate the fake agp driver from the hw access and
> b) dig a direct path from gem to the intel gtt code
> with the long-term goal to get rid of the fake agp driver for kms.
> This series does this for the gtt setup code - except for the pte clearing
> with the scratch page on initialization and pte restoring on resume, that
> needs further work, first.
> Patch series continuously tested on my ilk, i945gm and i855gm while
> developing. IMHO the part most likely to suffer a regression is the
> g33/pineview gtt size detection code.
> Future patch series still to come like I'm currently planning them:
> 0. Deprecated the agp ioctls for kms. IIRC only xvmc on i915 ever used them
> (together with pin/unpin, which can go, too) and I've fixed that for
> intel 2.11 (2010Q1 release). So I think we can drop this in 2011Q1
> without hurting anyone.
It doesn't work like that.
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