Re: [PATCH] Intel 830m backport (2.5 -> 2.4)

From: Christoph Hellwig (
Date: Fri Aug 23 2002 - 09:30:57 EST

On Fri, Aug 23, 2002 at 03:32:28PM +0200, Federico Di Gregorio wrote:
> hi,
> this is my first try at a kernel patch, i hope i am doing everything
> right; if not, please just tell me. (i sent this patch to both the drm
> maintainer and the linux-kernel ML. should i send 2.4 patches directly
> to marcelo? mm..)
> anyway, this is just a backport of the 2.5 DRM driver for Intel 830M to
> the 2.4 series. It is against 2.4.19 but, consisting only of added files
> it should work clean on later kernels (tested on 2.4.20pre). The patch
> is quite big (67252 bytes) and can be downloaded from:

Please don't do this. The 2.5 drm code is a piece of shit and even crappier
than the one in 2.4.

Alan, is there any chance you could send marcelo the -ac drm code?

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