[PATCH 49/88] drm/amdgpu: remove AMDGPU_GEM_CREATE_CPU_GTT_UC

Emil Velikov emil.l.velikov at gmail.com
Fri Jun 12 09:57:52 PDT 2015

On 12 June 2015 at 17:41, Bridgman, John <John.Bridgman at amd.com> wrote:
> ________________________________________
> From: dri-devel [dri-devel-bounces at lists.freedesktop.org] on behalf of Emil Velikov [emil.l.velikov at gmail.com]
> Sent: June 12, 2015 11:47 AM
> To: Alex Deucher
> Cc: ML dri-devel
> Subject: Re: [PATCH 49/88] drm/amdgpu: remove AMDGPU_GEM_CREATE_CPU_GTT_UC
> On 27 May 2015 at 04:19, Alex Deucher <alexdeucher at gmail.com> wrote:
>> From: Jammy Zhou <Jammy.Zhou at amd.com>
>> This flag isn't used by user mode drivers, remove it to avoid
>> confusion. And rename GTT_WC to GTT_USWC to make it clear.
> -Just a wild question:
> -Assuming that user mode drivers means UMS, does this mean that there
> -will be such drivers in the future ? Or is that what's the nature of
> -the proprietary/binary drivers ?
> I believe "user mode drivers" in this context means open or closed source GL drivers. The plan is to always use open source X driver and KMS.
Great. Thanks for the clarification !


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