[pull] radeon drm-next-3.17

Jerome Glisse j.glisse at gmail.com
Tue Aug 5 10:41:05 PDT 2014

On Tue, Aug 05, 2014 at 07:32:41PM +0200, Christian König wrote:
> Am 05.08.2014 um 19:22 schrieb Daniel Vetter:
> >On Tue, Aug 5, 2014 at 7:15 PM, Deucher, Alexander
> ><Alexander.Deucher at amd.com> wrote:
> >>>-----Original Message-----
> >>>From: Daniel Vetter [mailto:daniel.vetter at ffwll.ch] On Behalf Of Daniel
> >>>Vetter
> >>>Sent: Tuesday, August 05, 2014 1:09 PM
> >>>To: Alex Deucher
> >>>Cc: dri-devel at lists.freedesktop.org; airlied at gmail.com; Deucher, Alexander
> >>>Subject: Re: [pull] radeon drm-next-3.17
> >>>
> >>>On Tue, Aug 05, 2014 at 12:22:06PM -0400, Alex Deucher wrote:
> >>>>Hi Dave,
> >>>>
> >>>>This is the radeon pull request for 3.17.  Highlights:
> >>>>- Additional Hawaii fixes
> >>>>- Support for using the display scaler on non-fixed mode displays
> >>>>- Support for new firmware format that makes it easier to update
> >>>>- Enable dpm by default on additional asics
> >>>>- GPUVM improvements
> >>>>- Support for uncached and write combined gtt buffers
> >>>>- Userptr support
> >>>Aside: Where's the libdrm/mesa/whatever patches for this? I didn't see
> >>>them fly by anywhere, so I guess I've missed them on some m-l I don't
> >>>subscribe to.
> >>Christian wrote some patches to validate the interfaces, but I'm not sure he ever sent them out.  We haven't yet done a full implementation in the usermode drivers to take advantage of this yet.
> >Well right now I've consistently rejected all patches that don't yet
> >come with the full thing (libdrm, usermode drivers and tests for it
> >all as not ready). And I do that at least once per week since we have
> >blob userspace separate from mesa, too. So if we toss that rule
> >overboard (and my understanding is that Dave's been fairly strict
> >here) I'll look rather bad. As in really, really bad.
> >
> >I strongly prefer that userptr gets postponed until it's ready. Dave?
> That's just my fault. Wanted to wait with the mesa patches till we have the
> kernel interface accepted.
> I've just send them out,
> Christian.

Well i am still not agreeing with the anonymous thingy. It should restrict
to anonymous vma period and not require a flag for that.

> >-Daniel
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