[PATCH v2 0/6] Unmappable DRM client buffers for fbdev emulation

Daniel Vetter daniel at ffwll.ch
Thu Aug 1 11:38:18 UTC 2019

On Thu, Aug 1, 2019 at 9:04 AM Gerd Hoffmann <kraxel at redhat.com> wrote:
>   Hi,
> > and removes a large amount of framebuffer code from these drivers. For
> > bochs, a problem was reported where the driver could not display the console
> > because it was pinned in system memory. [1] The patch set fixes this bug
> > by converting bochs to use the shadow fb.
> So, bochs in 5.3-rcX is broken, and patches 1+2+3+5 of this series unbreak
> it.  Series already landed in drm-misc-next, but that doesn't help bochs
> in 5.3.
> What is the usual way to handle this?
> Just cherry-pick the four patches into drm-misc-fixes and push?

Best would be to put the patches into -fixes from the start. Cherry
pick works too, if it's not too invasive. Otherwise revert in -fixes,
and remember to not carry that revert over when backmerging.
Daniel Vetter
Software Engineer, Intel Corporation
+41 (0) 79 365 57 48 - http://blog.ffwll.ch

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