[Openchrome-devel] Please test KMS branch

Xavier Bachelot xavier
Tue Jan 11 16:15:36 PST 2011

On 01/11/2011 10:19 PM, Daniel Drake wrote:
> On Tue, 2011-01-11 at 21:54 +0100, Xavier Bachelot wrote:
>> On 01/11/2011 09:08 PM, Daniel Drake wrote:
>>> On Tue, 2011-01-11 at 15:51 +0000, James Simmons wrote:
>>>> Hi!
>>>> 	I just finished the KMS/UMS reordering. Please test my branch to 
>>>> make sure their are no regressions. Currently no really KMS code has been 
>>>> added just yet. Minus any regressions this wraps up phase one. 
>>>> 		http://svn.openchrome.org/svn/branches/kms_branch
>>> Hi James,
>>> This sounds like excellent work. Thanks for taking on the project!
>>> For the VX855-based OLPC XO-1.5, if I understand it correctly, we
>>> currently cannot use DRM because there is no Chrome9 support in the
>>> kernel. I guess that means that your work on this front is inaccessible
>>> to us.
>> At this point, drm support is not strictly needed, as the UMS code as
>> just been separated, but the driver should behave just like it was
>> before the refactoring. It will be though for KMS.
> Having trouble understanding what you mean here.
> You are stating that the driver will continue to work on VX855 (with
> mode setting in userspace, as it is currently)?
> I gathered that much. My question is whether KMS will become available
> on VX855/Chrome9. It will solve a handful of headaches for OLPC.
ok, sorry, I misunderstood your question too.

About Chrome9 drm, I don't know what James' plan are.


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