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* [PATCH] drm: Remove unused code to load the non-existing fbcon.ko
@ 2021-08-18 12:09 Javier Martinez Canillas
  2021-08-18 12:33 ` Daniel Vetter
  0 siblings, 1 reply; 2+ messages in thread
From: Javier Martinez Canillas @ 2021-08-18 12:09 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: linux-kernel
  Cc: Javier Martinez Canillas, Daniel Vetter, David Airlie,
	Maarten Lankhorst, Maxime Ripard, Thomas Zimmermann, dri-devel

Commit 6104c37094e7 ("fbcon: Make fbcon a built-time depency for fbdev")
changed the FRAMEBUFFER_CONSOLE Kconfig symbol from tristate to bool.

But the drm_kms_helper_init() function still attempts to load the fbcon
module, even when this is always built-in since the mentioned change.

Signed-off-by: Javier Martinez Canillas <javierm@redhat.com>
---

 drivers/gpu/drm/drm_kms_helper_common.c | 11 -----------
 1 file changed, 11 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/gpu/drm/drm_kms_helper_common.c b/drivers/gpu/drm/drm_kms_helper_common.c
index f933da1656eb..47e92400548d 100644
--- a/drivers/gpu/drm/drm_kms_helper_common.c
+++ b/drivers/gpu/drm/drm_kms_helper_common.c
@@ -64,17 +64,6 @@ MODULE_PARM_DESC(edid_firmware,
 
 static int __init drm_kms_helper_init(void)
 {
-	/*
-	 * The Kconfig DRM_KMS_HELPER selects FRAMEBUFFER_CONSOLE (if !EXPERT)
-	 * but the module doesn't depend on any fb console symbols.  At least
-	 * attempt to load fbcon to avoid leaving the system without a usable
-	 * console.
-	 */
-	if (IS_ENABLED(CONFIG_DRM_FBDEV_EMULATION) &&
-	    IS_MODULE(CONFIG_FRAMEBUFFER_CONSOLE) &&
-	    !IS_ENABLED(CONFIG_EXPERT))
-		request_module_nowait("fbcon");
-
 	return drm_dp_aux_dev_init();
 }
 
-- 
2.31.1


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