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

Dave Airlie airlied at
Wed Sep 29 06:16:04 PDT 2004

I have the basics working alright, my only issue was with getting
proper sysfs with it, I'll dig up my latest version and post it, I've
also got a ported DRM for it,

at the moment it was doing something like
/sys/devices/vga00 /sys/devices/vga01 one for each user of the card
(multi-card would look really ugly) whereas what we probably want is a
directory per card along the lines of

and then links 0->x for each registered driver or maybe even links
like common, dri , fb0 (make the names meaningful as they do have


On Wed, 29 Sep 2004 12:59:55 +0100, Alan Cox <alan at> wrote:
> On Mer, 2004-09-29 at 13:37, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> >  - once we have Alan's idea of the graphics core implemented drm_init()
> >    should go awaw
> Last I heard Dave Airlie had that working having fixed my bugs.
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