[Intel-gfx] [PATCH 4.1, 4.2] drm/i915: Silence DDR DVFS errors on CHV

Greg KH gregkh at linuxfoundation.org
Mon Oct 19 08:13:05 PDT 2015

On Mon, Oct 19, 2015 at 11:02:35AM +0300, Jani Nikula wrote:
> On Sat, 17 Oct 2015, Greg KH <gregkh at linuxfoundation.org> wrote:
> > On Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 10:09:11PM +0300, ville.syrjala at linux.intel.com wrote:
> >> From: Ville Syrjälä <ville.syrjala at linux.intel.com>
> >> 
> >> commit 58590c14d80defc94e900308a9d8fa55284de6f2 upstream.
> >
> > This is not the commit id of the patch below at all, I can't take this,
> > please be more careful in the future.
> Greg, the commit message tries (and apparently fails) to explain that we
> can't really backport all of the commits to fix this properly.

Yeah, it failed at that, as this isn't the same patch, so please don't
say that in the first line :(

> The referenced upstream commit looks totally different because it
> prevents us from entering the failing path to begin with. Since we can't
> do that in stable, Ville was proposing to just the tune down the error
> message, referencing the commit that gets rid of the error message
> upstream.

Why can't we do that in the stable tree?  I _REALLY_ do not like taking
patches that are different from what is in Linus's tree.  It always
burns us in the end, no matter how hard we try to prevent it...


greg k-h

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