Re: loading kernel mode setting drivers

2010-01-24 Thread Julien Cristau
On Tue, Jan 12, 2010 at 01:34:45 +0100, Marco d'Itri wrote: On Jan 12, Julien Cristau jcris...@debian.org wrote: Marco, what do you think of switching to this, or at least using its fb part? I do not mind explicitly blacklisting each fb driver, but I would like to have a way to

Re: loading kernel mode setting drivers

2010-01-24 Thread Ben Hutchings
On Mon, 2010-01-25 at 00:56 +0100, Julien Cristau wrote: On Tue, Jan 12, 2010 at 01:34:45 +0100, Marco d'Itri wrote: On Jan 12, Julien Cristau jcris...@debian.org wrote: Marco, what do you think of switching to this, or at least using its fb part? I do not mind explicitly

Re: loading kernel mode setting drivers

2010-01-24 Thread Julien Cristau
On Mon, Jan 25, 2010 at 00:27:48 +, Ben Hutchings wrote: What about my suggestion of removing the MODULE_DEVICE_TABLE declarations from fb modules, so they do not appear in modules.pcimap etc? Did you see any problem with that? Dropping those and udev's blacklist would be fine as far as

Re: loading kernel mode setting drivers

2010-01-24 Thread Ben Hutchings
Julien Cristau wrote: On Mon, Jan 25, 2010 at 00:27:48 +, Ben Hutchings wrote: What about my suggestion of removing the MODULE_DEVICE_TABLE declarations from fb modules, so they do not appear in modules.pcimap etc? Did you see any problem with that? Dropping those and udev's

Re: loading kernel mode setting drivers

2010-01-12 Thread Xavier Bestel
On Tue, 2010-01-12 at 00:43 +, Julien Cristau wrote: On Tue, Jan 12, 2010 at 00:36:49 +, Julien Cristau wrote: On Tue, Jan 12, 2010 at 00:31:53 +, Julien Cristau wrote: I tried to look at how other distributions handle this, and this /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf file

Re: loading kernel mode setting drivers

2010-01-11 Thread Julien Cristau
On Thu, Dec 31, 2009 at 18:24:56 +, Julien Cristau wrote: One issue that showed up is that i915 isn't getting loaded by udev, because /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf contains: # This directive blacklists all devices which are members of the display class. # It has the main effect of

Re: loading kernel mode setting drivers

2010-01-11 Thread Marco d'Itri
On Jan 12, Julien Cristau jcris...@debian.org wrote: Marco, what do you think of switching to this, or at least using its fb part? I do not mind explicitly blacklisting each fb driver, but I would like to have a way to semi-automatically generate the list. Is there any? BTW, I am not sure why

Re: loading kernel mode setting drivers

2010-01-11 Thread Julien Cristau
On Tue, Jan 12, 2010 at 00:31:53 +, Julien Cristau wrote: I tried to look at how other distributions handle this, and this /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf file seems to be a Debianism. From what I can tell (looking at the ubuntu archive and a fedora 10 box) other distros have a

Re: loading kernel mode setting drivers

2010-01-11 Thread Julien Cristau
On Tue, Jan 12, 2010 at 00:36:49 +, Julien Cristau wrote: On Tue, Jan 12, 2010 at 00:31:53 +, Julien Cristau wrote: I tried to look at how other distributions handle this, and this /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf file seems to be a Debianism. From what I can tell (looking at the

Re: loading kernel mode setting drivers

2010-01-10 Thread Ben Hutchings
On Thu, 2009-12-31 at 18:24 +, Julien Cristau wrote: [...] One possible way to fix this, I guess, would be to replace this blacklist entry with a list of blacklisted fb drivers, to allow i915 (and later radeon and nouveau) being loaded automatically on boot. Is this feasible? Are there

loading kernel mode setting drivers

2009-12-31 Thread Julien Cristau
On Tue, Dec 22, 2009 at 20:33:00 +0100, Julien Cristau wrote: On Sun, Dec 20, 2009 at 16:50:22 +, Ben Hutchings wrote: The X packages will be able to use modprobe config files to enable KMS at run time as required. This is not for the kernel team to do. FWIW, this is done