[Intel-gfx] [PATCH] drm/i915: Request driver probe from an async task

Chris Wilson chris at chris-wilson.co.uk
Fri Mar 23 11:02:34 UTC 2018

Quoting Chris Wilson (2018-03-23 08:30:48)
> As we are careful not to register external interfaces before the
> internals are brought up, we are not dependent upon a synchronous
> probing and can allow ourselves to be probed from a secondary thread
> during system bootup. We already do relegate some configuration to
> asynchronous tasks (such as setting up the fbdev), now do the entire
> probe.
> References: https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=105622
> Signed-off-by: Chris Wilson <chris at chris-wilson.co.uk>
> Cc: Imre Deak <imre.deak at intel.com>
> Cc: Ville Syrjälä <ville.syrjala at linux.intel.com>
> Cc: David Weinehall <david.weinehall at linux.intel.com>

For doing what it says on the tin,
Tested-by: Paul Menzel <pmenzel at molgen.mpg.de>

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