Kernel almost hangs when CONFIG_DRM_RADEON=y

Peter Zijlstra peterz at
Mon Aug 29 11:16:53 PDT 2011

On Mon, 2011-08-29 at 20:09 +0200, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> > That would suck, suppose this radeon thing is the only console you've
> > got (ppc64/sparc64 don't have text mode iirc) and userspace doesn't come
> > up?
> Same is true for NICs and netconsole of course. Not being able to stick
> blobs into the kernel image would so suck. 

NICs and nfsroot, I suppose can you use an initrd over tftp as well, but
really, what's the point of an in-kernel nfsroot if you need initrd

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