[vbox-dev] New virtualbox vboxvideo mainline kernel broken in Ubuntu

Hans de Goede hdegoede at redhat.com
Wed Oct 11 15:41:12 UTC 2017


On 11-10-17 07:26, Michael Thayer wrote:
> Hello Gianfranco,
> 02.10.2017 12:11, Gianfranco Costamagna wrote:
>>> Thanks for the heads-up.  I am gradually adjusting our in-tree code to
>>> match vboxvideo in staging, so at some point, when things stop turning
>>> up to stop me, I will probably hit the crucial difference.  Gianfranco,
>>> if you have time could you please give the Additions from the next beta
>>> release a try, when it is available, since I have already started the
>>> process?  I would be very grateful if you could.  I will too of course
>>> when I find a moment, moments are just in short supply.
>> RC1 is now broken too
> I haven't taken a look at the in-kernel version, but in RC1 the reason
> was that the arguments to out*() calls got swapped: the Linux kernel
> reverses them compared to everyone else I know of, and I failed to do
> that during clean-up to match kernel style.  Will be committing soon.

Ok, so I double checked and this is not the same problem as people using
the driver from the upstream kernel's driver/staging are seeing, the
outl/w/b operands there are all in the right order.



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