SiS driver changes
thomas at winischhofer.net
Thu Aug 19 15:37:16 PDT 2004
Kevin E Martin wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 19, 2004 at 11:50:13PM +0200, Thomas Winischhofer wrote:
>>Kevin E Martin wrote:
>>>On Thu, Aug 19, 2004 at 02:24:51AM +0200, Thomas Winischhofer wrote:
>>>>I will need to commit some SiS driver changes tomorrow. Do you really
>>>>need to review them?
>>>>Don't get me wrong but I don't think you have any idea on the driver's
>>>>internals in order to evaluate the intended changes.
>>>>But anyway, if you insist, I can send them to you first.
>>>>(Details: It seems SiS made another effort to change their BIOS data
>>>>layout. The driver needs some adjustments to the way it determines
>>>>whether or not it uses the BIOS data for timing. Changes will happen to
>>>>init301.c and init301.h assumingly. Don't know the details yet as the
>>>>changes need testing which will happen tommorrow morning [about 9:00
>>>The problem is that the code freeze has passed and major only blocker
>>>bugs (or other code that we are waiting for fixes on) are being allowed
>>>into the release now. The proper way to get anything checked in at this
>>>point is to submit a bugzilla report with a patch and make it block the
>>>release bug (#351). If it is a small change, then it will probably be
>>>included right away. However, if it is larger, then it will be
>>>discussed either on the release wranglers list or on the next release
>>>BTW, if your changes are completely confined to the SiS driver, then I
>>>think you'll have an excellent chance of convincing everyone that they
>>>should be included.
>>I hope I have done this correctly (not really experienced with bugzilla):
>>Please consider this for inclusion.
> I just took a look at it, and everything looks correct. I'll make sure
> to bring it up on the release wranglers call tomorrow.
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