SMP and i915 chipset ?

animelovin at animelovin at
Mon Apr 8 16:09:28 PDT 2013

On Tue, 9 Apr 2013 08:36:13 +1000
Dave Airlie <airlied at> wrote:

> > Hello, is it possible to compile linux 3.8.3 kernel with CONFIG_SMP and the i915 (intel_agp) chipset ?
> >
> > I have tried compiling intelfb (i810/i915) with this kernel option but got error:
> >
> > "CONFIG_SMP is not supported with i810"
> Don't use intelfb, you don't need it. Problem solved.
> Dave.

Well obviously i don't get how you ended up to this conclusion... intelfb.ko seem required by the kernel
when modprobing i915.ko. However the issue seem to disappear when avoiding to build i810 as a module.

erob at nguns:~/phonebook$ cat /proc/fb
0 inteldrmfb

kind regards,


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