[Intel-gfx] [PATCH 1/3] drm/i915: Make intel_detect_preproduction_hw easier to extend

Chris Wilson chris at chris-wilson.co.uk
Thu Jan 26 13:35:45 UTC 2017

On Thu, Jan 26, 2017 at 03:18:28PM +0200, Jani Nikula wrote:
> On Thu, 26 Jan 2017, Chris Wilson <chris at chris-wilson.co.uk> wrote:
> > As we add new generations, we should keep detecting new system
> > development platforms that were temporarily enabled (via
> > "i915.alpha_support") and now superseded by production systems. To make
> > it easier to add more platforms, split the if into a series of logical
> > operations.
> Please be careful not to conflate preproduction/early hardware with
> alpha support in the driver. They are two distinct things. The former is
> purely about hardware. The latter is purely about software.

"temporarily enabled to facilitate development and now superseded..." ?

Chris Wilson, Intel Open Source Technology Centre

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