[Intel-gfx] [PATCH 00/23] drm: Eliminate plane->fb/crtc usage for atomic drivers

Harry Wentland harry.wentland at amd.com
Thu Mar 22 18:03:25 UTC 2018

On 2018-03-22 01:54 PM, Emil Velikov wrote:
> Hi Ville,
> On 22 March 2018 at 15:22, Ville Syrjala <ville.syrjala at linux.intel.com> wrote:
>> From: Ville Syrjälä <ville.syrjala at linux.intel.com>
>> I really just wanted to fix i915 to re-enable its planes afer load
>> detection (a two line patch). This is what I actually ended up with
>> after I ran into a framebuffer refcount leak with said two line patch.
>> I've tested this on a few i915 boxes and so far it's looking
>> good. Everything else is just compile tested.
> Mostly thinking out loud:
> Wondering if one cannot somehow (re)move plane->fb/crtc altogether.
> Otherwise drivers will reintroduce similar code, despite the WARNs and
> beefy documentation :-\

Wouldn't that require an atomic conversion of all remaining drivers?


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