X.Org 7.3 final: Patch to ignore requests for loading obsolete drm module?
airlied at gmail.com
Fri Dec 15 13:36:10 PST 2006
On 12/15/06, Stefan Dirsch <sndirsch at suse.de> wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 15, 2006 at 06:39:05PM +1100, Dave Airlie wrote:
> > 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?
> Hmm ... not sure how this is related to the config file. The fglrx
> driver uses explicitely xf86LoadSubModule() to check if the module can
> be loaded successfully.
I'm saying perhaps you could merge the blacklists, so we don't have to
maintain two lists of modules that we shouldn't load going forward?
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