Freedreno's MSM Driver Has New Features For Linux 3.20
Written by Michael Larabel in Hardware on 1 February 2015 at 06:36 PM EST. Add A Comment
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Rob Clark has sent in his main pull request of the Freedreno's MSM DRM driver with changes intended for the Linux 3.20 kernel.

This MSM DRM driver intended to support Qualcomm's Adreno display hardware in conjunction with the Freedreno Gallium3D driver has a number of changes for Linux 3.20. The highlights for this driver in the next kernel cycle include YUV support for MDP4 and MDP5 hardware, eDP (Embedded DisplayPort) support, hardware cursor support for the MDP5, additional HDMI support for the Snapdragon 805, and a number of bug-fixes.

More details on the MSM changes for Linux 3.20 can be found via Rob's pull request to DRM-Next.
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