[Intel-gfx] [PATCH 1/3] drm/i915: Make intel_detect_preproduction_hw easier to extend
jani.nikula at intel.com
Thu Jan 26 13:45:52 UTC 2017
On Thu, 26 Jan 2017, Chris Wilson <chris at chris-wilson.co.uk> wrote:
> 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 "i915.alpha_support") and now superseded by production systems.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 "temporarily enabled to facilitate development and now superseded..." ?
Yes, that's fine. A released kernel with alpha support for a given
platform will still only have alpha support for production versions of
Jani Nikula, Intel Open Source Technology Center
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