On 10 April 2018 at 09:26, Michel Dänzer <mic...@daenzer.net> wrote: > On 2018-04-04 04:29 PM, Emil Velikov wrote: >> From: Emil Velikov <emil.veli...@collabora.com> >> >> The former of these is a UMS artefact which gives incorrect and >> misleading promise whether "KMS" is supported. Not to mention that >> AMDGPU is a only KMS driver. >> >> In a similar fashion xf86LoadKernelModule() is a relic of the times, >> where platforms had no scheme of detecting and loading the appropriate >> kernel module. >> >> Cc: Robert Millan <r...@freebsd.org> >> Signed-off-by: Emil Velikov <emil.veli...@collabora.com> >> --- >> Robert, off the top of my head this should work with FreeBSD. Admittedly >> I'm not an expert on the platform. Please give it a test. > > I want to get confirmation from Robert that this will work on FreeBSD > now, since he explicitly restored the kernel module loading code in > https://cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/driver/xf86-video-ati/commit/?id=bfbff3b246db509c820df17b8fcf5899882ffcfa > . > Fully agreed!. That's why I added him to the CC list.
Throwing some ideas: - If it's still needed can we keep it !Linux only? - Wayland does not have a kernel module loading mechanism. - To prevent fan noise and/or card overheating, one really wants to load the kernel module early. Not when X starts ;-) -Emil _______________________________________________ amd-gfx mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org https://lists.freedesktop.org/mailman/listinfo/amd-gfx