[PATCH] gpu: schedule gma500 stub driver for feature removal

Alan Cox alan at lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk
Fri May 25 07:13:54 PDT 2012

On Fri, 25 May 2012 04:53:50 +0900
Greg KH <gregkh at linuxfoundation.org> wrote:

> On Mon, May 21, 2012 at 11:23:36PM +0800, Lee, Chun-Yi wrote:
> > In v3.3, the gma500 drm driver moved from staging to drm group by
> > Alan Cox's 3abcf41fb patch. the gma500 drm driver should control
> > brightness well and don't need gma500 stub driver anymore.
> > 
> > So, my plan is remove gma500 stub driver at Dec. 2012.
> Why not just remove it right now as it's not needed at all anymore?

If there are distros not currently ahipping the GMA500 driver or people
updating old kernels using vesa and not having the right server bits it
might cause them problems - giving it 6 months isn't a bad idea IMHO

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