[PATCH 0/9] make struct drm_mm_node embeddable

Daniel Vetter daniel at ffwll.ch
Mon Nov 15 12:54:28 PST 2010

On Mon, Nov 15, 2010 at 09:40:14PM +0100, Thomas Hellstrom wrote:
> >Hence I think that drivers with extremely specific needs should roll their
> >own allocator. So I don't think we should anticipate different allocator
> >algorithms. I see driver-specific stuff more in the area of clever
> >eviction algorithms - i915 is currently at 5 lru's for gtt mapped bos, and
> >we're still adding.
> >
> >
> Yes, I agree. My point was merely that one should think twice before
> embedding
> drm_mm objects in generic buffer objects intended also for drivers
> with special needs.

Ok, I see. Looks like I've slightly shot over the mark here ;-) As I've
said, I don't have any immediate plans to create havoc in ttm. And if I
start doing so, I'll do it in (hopefully) incrementally useful steps.

> Thanks,
> Thomas

Thanks, Daniel

Daniel Vetter
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