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    Default Linux 3.11-rc2 Kernel Packs In Mostly Normal Changes

    Phoronix: Linux 3.11-rc2 Kernel Packs In Mostly Normal Changes

    Linus Torvalds on Sunday announced the second release candidate for the Linux 3.11 kernel...

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

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    On this lkml site it's easier to read.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Linus Torvalds
    Chris Wilson (3):
    drm/i915: Fix write-read race with multiple rings
    drm/i915: Fix incoherence with fence updates on Sandybridge+
    Revert "drm/i915: Workaround incoherence between fences and LLCacross multiple CPUs"
    Since when did SandyBridge use the i915 driver?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sonadow View Post
    Since when did SandyBridge use the i915 driver?
    Since...always? o.O Seriously, its always been i915 based

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sonadow View Post
    Since when did SandyBridge use the i915 driver?
    Mesa != kernel.

    In the mesa userland, there are i915 and i965 drivers. In the kernel, it's all grouped together under i915.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sonadow View Post
    Since when did SandyBridge use the i915 driver?
    SB uses the driver originally designed for i915, just like r600 is used by Southern Islands, hardware 6 generations later

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    My bad, I was thinking about the Mesa i965 driver....

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    Radeon DPM finally working on my HD6670 , dropped 15.5c!

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