nouveau rebase for future kernels

Jon Masters jonathan at
Thu Apr 8 21:16:21 UTC 2010

On Thu, 2010-04-08 at 15:27 -0500, Bruno Wolff III wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 08, 2010 at 13:03:40 -0400,
>   Jon Masters <jonathan at> wrote:
> > Folks,
> > 
> > This may have come up already (and I don't mean upstream :) ) but am
> > interested to know what the plans are in F12 wrt. nouveau updates. Is
> > there a plan to eventually rebase the kernel to 2.6.34? (and with it,
> > requiring a non-backwards compatible update to xorg-x11-drv-nouveau?)
> > 
> > If there is not, is there any way (other than building them manually) of
> > getting an X driver that can work with more recent kernels in F12? I am
> > not personally a fan of rebasing so I think I would rather deal with
> > having to rebuild the X driver myself, but in my perfect world maybe
> > someone has done this already and can share.
> The nouvea abi change is already in 2.6.33 kernels in F13.
> Linus got something to work, so you might want to look near the end of the
> long kernel discussion about the issue to see what he did.

Oh ok, so I'll just bump to F13 when it's released, cool.


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