[Intel-gfx] [PATCH 00/18] i915 HW Context Support
ben at bwidawsk.net
Sun Mar 18 20:47:55 PDT 2012
On Sun, Mar 18, 2012 at 01:39:40PM -0700, Ben Widawsky wrote:
> The patches have changed quite a bit since the RFC, and therefore I
> didn't feel comfortable trying to do v2 information. I didn't feel
> comfortable taking the few r-bs that I had from the RFC except for the
> one patch that I applied wholesale.
> - Completely redid the patch splitting.
> The number of patches increased, but LOC is about the same, and a
> handful of the new patches are either because of more splitting, or
> completely new bits.
> - Reference counted context allows freeing the data structure and
> freeing the BO independently. This is probably the most significant
> - Convert ILK RC6 code to use context code. I'm hopefuly this will make
> things more stable, but have no proof.
> - Added trace events for context create/destroy/switch.
> - Only support render ring context switch (previous code supported any
> ring, though media ring is the only other ring which *should* work).
> Testing summary.
> RC6, just booted to desktop
> module load/unload testing
> 20 consecutive suspend resume cycles
> nexuiz with experimental mesa
> piglit quick.tests with experimental mesa
> I've seen time-elapsed, and polygonOffset intermittently fail, I
> believe this is caused by the following...
> Missed IRQs now seem to occur once every other piglit run.
> I have some new code to try to fix this... coming soon, I hope.
> No testing done since RFC
> I'll respond to this email with links to what I used to test (code is
> currently not in pushable form).
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