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From: Javier Martinez Canillas <>
To: Thomas Zimmermann <>,,
	Peter Robinson <>,
	David Airlie <>,
	Maarten Lankhorst <>,
	Maxime Ripard <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] drm/fb-helper: improve DRM fbdev emulation device names
Date: Tue, 25 May 2021 15:52:51 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>


On 5/25/21 3:34 PM, Thomas Zimmermann wrote:


>> If you guys with your distro hats on all think it doesn't matter, then
>> yeah I'm all for dropping the somewhat silly -drm or drmfb suffixes. I
>> think that was just way back so it's easier to know you've loaded the
>> right driver, back when there was both drm and native fbdev drivers
>> around. But now I think for new hw there's only drm, so should be all
>> fine.
> Suse doesn't use fbdev, except for some outliers; most notably hypervfb 
> and generic efifb/vesafb. Both are now being replaced with drm code. 
>  From what I've seen, it's the same for other distros. And X11 checks 
> for the existence of device files anyway IIRC.
Yes, I believe is the same for us.

I'll post a patch to just remove the suffix then. Thanks you both
for the feedback.

> Best regards
> Thomas
>> -Daniel

Best regards,
Javier Martinez Canillas
Software Engineer
New Platform Technologies Enablement team
RHEL Engineering

      reply	other threads:[~2021-05-25 13:54 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-05-21 13:19 Javier Martinez Canillas
2021-05-21 13:19 ` Javier Martinez Canillas
2021-05-21 15:33 ` Daniel Vetter
2021-05-21 15:33   ` Daniel Vetter
2021-05-21 16:53   ` Thomas Zimmermann
2021-05-21 17:18     ` Javier Martinez Canillas
2021-05-21 18:53       ` Thomas Zimmermann
2021-05-25 13:08         ` Daniel Vetter
2021-05-25 13:08           ` Daniel Vetter
2021-05-25 13:34           ` Thomas Zimmermann
2021-05-25 13:52             ` Javier Martinez Canillas [this message]

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