Re: [git pull] drm - fixes + radeon KMS (part 2)

From: Greg KH
Date: Sun Jun 14 2009 - 22:28:04 EST

On Mon, Jun 15, 2009 at 03:08:56AM +0100, Dave Airlie wrote:
> Hi Linus,
> Please pull the 'drm-linus' branch from
> ssh:// drm-linus
> This is big. It contains the initial TTM memory manager + ATI radeon KMS
> support. Currently the KMS code is part of the DRM radeon driver however
> it is very clearly separated internally from the old codepaths. We've
> elected to keep the radeon KMS Kconfig build/enable under staging for now
> since we may have some ABI tweaks to sort out in this release cycle,
> however the code is all in the drm. I don't think this enables crap
> tainting, but at least no-one will find kms by accident.

No, the module loader looks for stuff in drivers/staging/ to cause a

But why not just keep the Kconfig stuff in your own directory, and
depend on CONFIG_STAGING if you want to not have it show up for "normal"
users? It seems odd to put anything in drivers/staging/Kconfig for
something that is not in drivers/staging.

I'm guessing this Kconfig change was not in linux-next? Or had it been
there and I just missed it somehow?


greg k-h
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