New DRM driver model - gets rid of DRM() macros!

Benjamin Herrenschmidt benh at
Wed Sep 29 05:33:35 PDT 2004

On Wed, 2004-09-29 at 01:54, Jon Smirl wrote:
> I've checked two new directories into DRM CVS for Linux 2.6 -
> linux-core, shared-core. This code implements a new model for DRM
> where DRM is split into a core piece and personality modules that
> share the core. The major reason for doing this is that it allows me
> to remove all of the DRM() macros; something that is causing lot's of
> complaints from the Linux kernel people.


Looks great though I didn't go into the details..

I'm sorry that I can't be of much help lately, but I'm already totally
overloaded with ppc/ppc64 kernel matters that I really can't dedicate
a single cycle to the graphics stuff :(

Anyway, you are doing good stuff !


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