Bug#732514: [PATCH] fixes for Radeon KMS on kFreeBSD

Robert Millan rmh at debian.org
Wed Dec 18 13:18:23 PST 2013

On 18/12/2013 22:09, Julien Cristau wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 18, 2013 at 22:05:27 +0100, Robert Millan wrote:
>> Besides, when it comes to KMS drivers, is there a point in auto-loading them
>> just because the hardware is present? AFAICS it makes a lot more sense to load
>> them only when X is started and we know we will need them.
> Yes.  At least on linux it also gives you the fb console.

Oh. Well we don't enable that yet (but now that you mention it, maybe we

> And there's
> been a number of bug reports where X failed to start because the radeon
> kernel driver was loaded too late.

Where's this race condition? Is it related to the Linux plumbing, or something
that could affect us too?

Robert Millan

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