[Intel-gfx] [PATCH v2 01/38] drm: Provide a driver hook for drm_dev_release()

Chris Wilson chris at chris-wilson.co.uk
Wed Jan 25 11:16:39 UTC 2017

On Wed, Jan 25, 2017 at 01:12:21PM +0200, Joonas Lahtinen wrote:
> On to, 2017-01-19 at 11:41 +0000, Chris Wilson wrote:
> > Some state is coupled into the device lifetime outside of the
> > load/unload timeframe and requires teardown during final unreference
> > from drm_dev_release(). For example, dmabufs hold both a device and
> > module reference and may live longer than expected (i.e. the current
> > pattern of the driver tearing down its state and then releasing a
> > reference to the drm device) and yet touch driver private state when
> > destroyed.
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Chris Wilson <chris at chris-wilson.co.uk>
> I'm pretty sure I sent this once already, but here goes;

This is the old one now, as it had to undergo some surgery to make
Laurent happy.

Chris Wilson, Intel Open Source Technology Centre

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