Re: Linux 2.4.6-ac3

From: Zdenek Kabelac (
Date: Tue Jul 17 2001 - 08:19:00 EST

Alan Cox wrote:
> > the 3 parts are changed for the fun of it. Granted, issues of backwards
> > compatibility haven't been handled well in the past, but with the next
> > resync I believe that moving forward this will no longer be a problem.
> > You'd have to talk to the guys at VA about this, however.
> Right but we cannot go around breaking support for older setups. A user
> updating their 2.4.x stable kernel and finding X11 no longer works simply isnt
> an acceptable situation for serious users.

Well only acceleration would not work as far as I know.
And if the user is tracking kernel development he probably also have
on his box.

I really think drm should be upgraded sooner than in 2.5 kernel.


BTW - will we ever see Vertical Blank Interrupt driver ?

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