[PATCH] drm/amd: Do not make DRM_AMD_ACP default to y

Alex Deucher alexdeucher at gmail.com
Wed Feb 24 16:06:04 UTC 2016

On Wed, Feb 24, 2016 at 9:58 AM, Geert Uytterhoeven
<geert at linux-m68k.org> wrote:
> Hi Alex,
> On Wed, Feb 24, 2016 at 3:48 PM, Deucher, Alexander
> <Alexander.Deucher at amd.com> wrote:
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Geert Uytterhoeven [mailto:geert+renesas at glider.be]
>>> Sent: Wednesday, February 24, 2016 3:14 AM
>>> To: David Airlie; Deucher, Alexander; Bayyavarapu, Maruthi
>>> Cc: dri-devel at lists.freedesktop.org; linux-kernel at vger.kernel.org; Geert
>>> Uytterhoeven
>>> Subject: [PATCH] drm/amd: Do not make DRM_AMD_ACP default to y
>>> By default, not only this driver is enabled on all platforms, but also
>>> generic PM Domains and Multi-Function Devices.
>>> Drop the "default y" to fix this.
>> I guess I don't really care per se, but why is this an issue?
> Because it causes kernel bloat on all platforms that are not AMD SoCs.
> I noticed the option and the selected options were suddenly enabled when
> running "make ARCH=sh se7724_defconfig".
> As a general use, never use "default y", unless the system fails completely
> in the absence of the module. Even then, there should be some dependencies
> listed.

Got it.  Applied, thanks,


> Gr{oetje,eeting}s,
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