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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/4] fbdev: Drop FBINFO_CAN_FORCE_OUTPUT flag
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On 08/22/2018 10:54 AM, Daniel Vetter wrote:
> This was only added for the drm's fbdev emulation support, so that it
> would try harder to show the Oops.
>
> Unfortunately this never really worked reliably, and in practice ended
> up pushing the real Oops off the screen due to plentyfull locking,
> sleep-while-atomic and other issues. So we removed all that support
> from the fbdev emulation a while back. Aside: We've also removed the
> kgdb support, for similar reasons.
>
> Since it's such a small patch I figured I don't split this up into the
> usual 3-phase removal.
>
> Cc: Ben Skeggs <bskeggs@redhat.com>
> Cc: Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz <b.zolnierkie@samsung.com>
> Cc: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
> Cc: Hans de Goede <hdegoede@redhat.com>
> Cc: Daniel Vetter <daniel.vetter@ffwll.ch>
> Cc: Alexander Kapshuk <alexander.kapshuk@gmail.com>
> Cc: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>
> Cc: Thierry Reding <treding@nvidia.com>
> Cc: David Lechner <david@lechnology.com>
> Cc: nouveau@lists.freedesktop.org
> Cc: linux-fbdev@vger.kernel.org
> Signed-off-by: Daniel Vetter <daniel.vetter@intel.com>

Acked-by: Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz <b.zolnierkie@samsung.com>

Best regards,
--
Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
Samsung R&D Institute Poland
Samsung Electronics

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