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

Michel Dänzer michel at tungstengraphics.com
Sat Dec 16 08:43:14 PST 2006

On Sat, 2006-12-16 at 08:36 +1100, Dave Airlie wrote:
> On 12/15/06, Stefan Dirsch <sndirsch at suse.de> wrote:
> > On Fri, Dec 15, 2006 at 06:39:05PM +1100, Dave Airlie wrote:
> > > 
> > > 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?

There's a difference between modules that can no longer be loaded (such
as drm) and modules that should not be loaded from the config file, but
still can and need to be loaded on demand (such as GLcore).

Earthling Michel Dänzer           |          http://tungstengraphics.com
Libre software enthusiast         |          Debian, X and DRI developer

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