[Mesa-dev] [PATCH v2 0/6] gallium: device reset callback & KHR_robustness

Edward O'Callaghan funfunctor at folklore1984.net
Tue Oct 4 10:32:00 UTC 2016

This series is,
Reviewed-by: Edward O'Callaghan <funfunctor at folklore1984.net>

On 10/04/2016 07:11 PM, Nicolai Hähnle wrote:
> Hi all,
> so after the discussion on the KHR_robustness patch, it seemed like a good
> idea to set up a path by which the driver can notify the state tracker of
> a device reset even when it isn't explicitly queried for. This series does
> that, with an initial implementation for radeon.
> The current radeon implementation is still a bit sketchy. Really, I think that
> it should be the kernel's job to notify us of resets via appropriate error
> codes on relevant ioctls. In particular, we have no choice but to rely on the
> kernel for implementing the right semantics for fences during/after a reset.
> Then again, it's all a bit academic anyway unless the kernel's reset
> mechanism is bullet-proof.
> In any case, I think the interface and state tracker bits are sound, and the
> radeon parts can be improved once the kernel driver gets better. Please
> review!
> Thanks,
> Nicolai
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