[PATCH 1/1] riscv: defconfig: enable DRM_NOUVEAU
heinrich.schuchardt at canonical.com
Wed Oct 27 00:31:54 PDT 2021
On 10/27/21 04:31, Damien Le Moal wrote:
> On 2021/10/27 8:58, Palmer Dabbelt wrote:
>> On Tue, 12 Oct 2021 09:46:58 PDT (-0700), heinrich.schuchardt at canonical.com wrote:
>>> Both RADEON and NOUVEAU graphics cards are supported on RISC-V. Enabling
>>> the one and not the other does not make sense.
>>> As typically at most one of RADEON, NOUVEAU, or VIRTIO GPU support will be
>>> needed DRM drivers should be compiled as modules.
>> Do you have an nVidia card that works on real hardware? Last I checked
>> was a while ago, but they weren't working at the time (IIRC it was
>> something to do with PCIe addressing, but it was a hardware limitation
>> so I don't remember exactly how it all fits together).
>> If they work then I'm happy to flip them on.
My SiFive Unmatched is running KDE on a GT710.
It would be unfair to treat the two major GPU vendors AMD and Nvidia
> Why enable this at all ? If they do not work, then disabling theses cards make
> sense. But if they do work, isn't leaving the config to be the default defined
> by the driver the preferred approach ? Otherwise, we will eventually end-up with
> a defconfig that has everything enabled...
If you want to get your system up, having keyboard input and GPU output
is the bare minimum that you need to proceed unless you are a developer
working over UART and have a second system available.
To keep the kernel small DRM drivers should be modules.
>>> Signed-off-by: Heinrich Schuchardt <heinrich.schuchardt at canonical.com>
>>> arch/riscv/configs/defconfig | 7 ++++---
>>> 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
>>> diff --git a/arch/riscv/configs/defconfig b/arch/riscv/configs/defconfig
>>> index 4ebc80315f01..c252fd5706d2 100644
>>> --- a/arch/riscv/configs/defconfig
>>> +++ b/arch/riscv/configs/defconfig
>>> @@ -72,9 +72,10 @@ CONFIG_GPIOLIB=y
>>> # CONFIG_PTP_1588_CLOCK is not set
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