X.Org 7.3 final: Patch to ignore requests for loading obsolete drm module?

Dave Airlie airlied at gmail.com
Thu Dec 14 23:39:05 PST 2006

On 12/14/06, Stefan Dirsch <sndirsch at suse.de> wrote:
> Hi
> ATI/AMD just announced a new fglrx driver (8.32.5) claiming X.Org 7.2
> support. It has been developed and tested with openSUSE 10.2, which
> still ships X.Org 7.2 RC2. Unfortunately it turned out to be *not*
> compatible with RC3 since the "drm" module has been merged into the
> "dri" module between RC2 and RC3 and the driver relies on loading the
> "drm" module, which now no longer exists. :-( The result is a driver
> with DRI disabled.
> ATI/AMD already has a fix for the next driver release (8.33). They use
> a monthly release schedule. Question is if X.Org 7.3 final should
> address this issue. There might be other drivers affected as well.

Hi Stefan,

There is a module blacklist in xf86Config.c for blacklisting the
modules from xorg.conf, perhaps you could somehow re-use or unify the
two lists?


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