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From: "Jaya Kumar" <jayakumar.lkml@gmail.com>
To: "Andrew Morton" <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: "Markus Armbruster" <armbru@redhat.com>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, virtualization@lists.osdl.org,
	xen-devel@lists.xensource.com,
	linux-fbdev-devel@lists.sourceforge.net, adaplas@pol.net,
	linux-input@vger.kernel.org, dmitry.torokhov@gmail.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/3] fbdev: Make deferred I/O work as advertized
Date: Thu, 20 Mar 2008 06:30:37 +0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <45a44e480803191530p27ec9575l260d6de063a8d6bf@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20080319113745.d3873de0.akpm@linux-foundation.org>

On Thu, Mar 20, 2008 at 2:37 AM, Andrew Morton
<akpm@linux-foundation.org> wrote:
>
>  Do we need some of all of that patch in 2.6.25?  I wasn't aware of such a
>  need.
>
>  If the drivers/video/fb_defio.c hunk of that patch fixes something then I'd
>  be inclined to merge the whole thing - adding a new driver won't hurt
>  anyone.
>

Yes, the defio hunk is a bugfix. I agree with pushing the whole thing
to 2.6.25 if there are people who need it in 2.6.25. I believe there
is no risk of impact on anyone else.

Thanks,
jaya

  reply	other threads:[~2008-03-19 23:56 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-25 13:00 [PATCH 0/3] xen pvfb: Para-virtual framebuffer, keyboard and pointer Markus Armbruster
2008-02-25 13:02 ` [PATCH 1/3] xen: Make xen-blkfront write its protocol ABI to xenstore Markus Armbruster
2008-02-25 13:03 ` [PATCH 2/3] fbdev: Make deferred I/O work as advertized Markus Armbruster
2008-02-26 14:11   ` Jaya Kumar
2008-02-26 14:45     ` Markus Armbruster
2008-02-26 15:01       ` Jaya Kumar
2008-03-19 10:45         ` Markus Armbruster
2008-03-19 11:24           ` Jaya Kumar
2008-03-19 18:37             ` Andrew Morton
2008-03-19 22:30               ` Jaya Kumar [this message]
2008-03-19 22:39                 ` Andrew Morton
2008-03-19 22:55                   ` Jaya Kumar
2008-02-25 13:06 ` [PATCH 3/3] xen pvfb: Para-virtual framebuffer, keyboard and pointer driver Markus Armbruster

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