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Date:	Wed, 11 Nov 2009 09:36:59 +0000 (GMT)
From:	Dave Airlie <airlied@...ux.ie>
To:	Peter Zijlstra <peterz@...radead.org>
cc:	torvalds@...ux-foundation.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	dri-devel@...ts.sf.net, glisse@...edesktop.org
Subject: Re: Radeon KMS status (Re: [git pull] drm radeon kms.)


> > I'm sort of thinking the next merge window of moving the enable option 
> > into the kernel proper. We still have a metric shitload of work to get to 
> > feature parity with current userspace drivers and we've done no 
> > optimisation work on the rendering portion of the stack so I'm not sure 
> > freezing the API isn't a bit premature, however maybe the API we have is 
> > good enough to support and we can add new ioctls to make it go faster if 
> > we require.
> > 
> > Jerome has proposed some API changes but we really haven't had time to 
> > validate them in any useful way.
> 
> I by no means intend to rush things along, so if you think you need more
> time, please take it ;-)
> 
> Just wanted to know where we stand... I'll try the Radeon KMS thing
> again once I get through this mountain of email that accumulated over
> the vacation and let you know how the current bits work.
> 
> Last time I tried KMS swapped the two DVI outputs wrt. the !KMS setup,
> which is rather annoying during the transition period, but nothing I
> can't live with once the stuff is stable enough to use all day.

The easiest way to test it jsut grab an F12 LiveCD

http://alt.fedoraproject.org/pub/alt/nightly-composes/desktop/

Its pretty much got what I've just asked Linus to pull, and won't ruin 
your already installed system, handy for testing s/r if ppl use it.

Dave.
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