[PATCH v2 RESEND 0/5] Support autoloading of non-PCI drivers
thierry.reding at gmail.com
Wed Jun 25 07:01:39 PDT 2014
On Wed, Jun 25, 2014 at 03:54:58PM +0200, Thierry Reding wrote:
> From: Thierry Reding <treding at nvidia.com>
> This series introduces a new configuration section, OutputClass, which
> can be used to match an output device against a set of attributes and
> pass in additional configuration. The idea is that each DDX module for
> output drivers can ship configuration snippets that give a hint as to
> what devices they support.
> Patch 1 modifies xf86MatchDriverFromFiles() to behave more like the
> other driver enumeration functions. This makes the code in subsequent
> patches simpler.
> Patch 2 is preparatory work to store the name of a device's kernel
> driver for later use.
> Patch 3 adds the new OutputClass section that for now only supports
> matching by kernel driver name and providing the name of the DDX module
> to load for a matching device.
> Patch 4 in this series makes use of these configuration snippets to
> auto-load drivers for a particular device.
> Patch 5 makes an error message more readable and consistent with code
> introduced in an earlier patch.
> Changes in v2:
> - address review comments from Aaron Plattner:
> - drivers matched by OutputClass take precedence over other drivers
> - fix typos in manpage, start sentences on new lines
> - make error messages more readable
> Thierry Reding (5):
> xfree86: Make driver matching consistent
> xfree86: Store kernel driver name in platform device attribute
> xfree86: Introduce OutputClass configuration
> xfree86: Support driver loading via OutputClass
> xfree86: Make error message more readable
> hw/xfree86/common/xf86AutoConfig.c | 2 +-
> hw/xfree86/common/xf86pciBus.c | 24 ++---
> hw/xfree86/common/xf86pciBus.h | 5 +-
> hw/xfree86/common/xf86platformBus.c | 85 ++++++++++++++-
> hw/xfree86/man/xorg.conf.man | 77 +++++++++++++
> hw/xfree86/os-support/linux/lnx_platform.c | 17 ++-
> hw/xfree86/parser/Makefile.am | 1 +
> hw/xfree86/parser/OutputClass.c | 167 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> hw/xfree86/parser/configProcs.h | 5 +
> hw/xfree86/parser/read.c | 6 ++
> hw/xfree86/parser/write.c | 2 +
> hw/xfree86/parser/xf86Parser.h | 9 ++
> include/hotplug.h | 2 +
> 13 files changed, 378 insertions(+), 24 deletions(-)
> create mode 100644 hw/xfree86/parser/OutputClass.c
If anyone want to pull this rather than look at or apply the individual
patches, I've also pushed them to a branch here.
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