Re: 4.1.0 DRM (was Re: Linux 2.4.6-ac3)

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Mon Jul 16 2001 - 06:39:54 EST

> Why not do something similar to the aic7xxx driver? Place the old DRM in
> code in a pre-X4.1.0 subdirectory, with a warning that it will become
> obsolete as of 2.5, and bring in the new code. When you build the
> kernel, you can then choose which DRM version you want and everybody is
> happy.

Thats certainly possible, Ideally you would want both module sets to
co-exist. That way the user can build all of DRM and get the right ones loading
via modprobe


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