[PATCH v2 2/2] powerpc/configs: replace deprecated riva/nvidia with nouveau

Emil Velikov emil.l.velikov at gmail.com
Mon May 18 11:00:01 UTC 2020

Hi Benjamin,

On Mon, 18 May 2020 at 01:45, Benjamin Herrenschmidt
<benh at kernel.crashing.org> wrote:
> On Sun, 2020-05-17 at 23:05 +0100, Emil Velikov wrote:
> > As mentioned in earlier commit, the riva and nvidia fbdev drivers
> > have
> > seen no love over the years, are short on features and overall below
> > par
> >
> > Users are encouraged to switch to the nouveau drm driver instead.
> >
> > v2: Split configs to separate patch, enable nouveau (Bartlomiej)
> Back when I still had these things to play with (years ago) nouveau
> didn't work properly on these ancient machines.
I believe you reported issues due to different page size for the CPU/GPU.
Have you tried nouveau recently, there has been a handful of patches
on the topic since your report.

Alternatively, it would make sense you rebase, cleanup and merge your patch.


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