Freedreno MSM Driver Lands New Support For Linux 4.6
Written by Michael Larabel in Linux Kernel on 6 March 2016 at 09:06 AM EST. Add A Comment
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Besides the exciting Intel DRM-Next improvements talked about this weekend, Freedreno's MSM DRM driver for Qualcomm SoCs has gained some new capabilities for the upcoming Linux 4.6 cycle.

The MSM driver improvements that landed in DRM-Next for Linux 4.6 provide HDMI support for the 8996 (Snapdragon 820) SoC and Adreno 430 graphics support. There are also various bug-fixes and other improvements.

Those wishing to find out more about the MSM DRM driver improvements for the next Linux kernel cycle, see this Git merge.

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