RE: [PATCH]"drm: change DRM_MIPI_DSI module type from "bool" to "tristate".
From: Sun, Jing A
Date: Tue Oct 11 2016 - 04:40:57 EST
It's needed that DRM Driver module could be removed and reloaded after kernel booting on the projects that I have been working on, and I hope such module type change could be accepted. Looks like Iwai has similar change request as well. Would you please review it and let us know if any concerns?
From: Takashi Iwai [mailto:tiwai@xxxxxxx]
Sent: Monday, October 10, 2016 5:57 PM
To: Jani Nikula
Cc: Sun, Jing A; airlied@xxxxxxxx; Vetter, Daniel; linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx; dri-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx; Takashi Iwai; a.hajda@xxxxxxxxxxx; Thierry Reding
Subject: Re: [PATCH]"drm: change DRM_MIPI_DSI module type from "bool" to "tristate".
On Mon, 10 Oct 2016 10:28:31 +0200,
Jani Nikula wrote:
> On Mon, 10 Oct 2016, "Sun, Jing A" <jing.a.sun@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Dear Maintainers,
> > Please kindly review my patch as below. It's based on the mainline branch.
> > From b401009f79883ac5e9d41525c9d54b800ece2e22 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00
> > 2001
> > From: Jing SUN <jing.a.sun@xxxxxxxxx>
> > Date: Mon, 10 Oct 2016 14:06:54 +0800
> > Subject: [PATCH 1/1] drm: change DRM_MIPI_DSI module type from
> > "bool" to "tristate".
> > A lot of drm driver modules, which are designed to be loadable,
> > select DRM_MIPI_DSI, while that being "bool" prevents those from
> > getting reloaded.
> You're missing some lists and people from distribution, added now.
> See the discussion starting at . I don't know if anything has
> happened since then. Takashi?
Unfortunately, nothing seems to have happened since my last patch due to little interest. I'd be glad if the patch is revived.
(BTW, I'm traveling in these two weeks, so the further reply will be
>  http://lkml.kernel.org/r/s5hh9bhvj7j.wl-tiwai@xxxxxxx
> > Signed-off-by: Jing SUN <jing.a.sun@xxxxxxxxx>
> > ---
> > drivers/gpu/drm/Kconfig | 2 +-
> > 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
> > diff --git a/drivers/gpu/drm/Kconfig b/drivers/gpu/drm/Kconfig index
> > fc35731..67668a0 100644
> > --- a/drivers/gpu/drm/Kconfig
> > +++ b/drivers/gpu/drm/Kconfig
> > @@ -22,7 +22,7 @@ menuconfig DRM
> > (/dev/agpgart) support if it is available for your platform.
> > config DRM_MIPI_DSI
> > - bool
> > + tristate
> > depends on DRM
> > config DRM_DP_AUX_CHARDEV
> Jani Nikula, Intel Open Source Technology Center