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    Default "SimpleDRM" Driver Published For Simple KMS

    Phoronix: "SimpleDRM" Driver Published For Simple KMS

    David Herrmann, the Linux developer that has a mission to kill the Linux kernel console, published the code on Monday for a "SimpleDRM" graphics driver...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTM5NDc

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    Default Huh?

    What is good for?

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    Lightbulb Typo in the article

    Quote Originally Posted by Michael Larabel
    The driver was formerly known as the DVBE driver in his first version but renamed it as SimpleDRM, isnce it's supposed to be the most basic Direct Rendering Manager driver.
    You might want to fix it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by uid313 View Post
    What is good for?
    Not sure myself. Maybe it's just a proof of concept. Or maybe it's for reference. Possibly something for the embedded crowd to chew on... I suppose it could be used as a minimal alternative to text mode for property drivers like nVidia's instead of the framebuffer.

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    Vesa KMS when?

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