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Atomic Page-Flipping & Mode-Setting Get Ready For Linux

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Published on 09 February 2013 11:15 AM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in X.Org
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Last weekend at FOSDEM 2013 there was an update on atomic page-flipping and mode-setting.

Ville Syrjala of Intel OTC spoke at FOSDEM about the atomic page-flipping and atomic mode-setting for displaying multiple hardware overlay updates atomic display updates and other display areas. Atomic page-flipping has been talked about for many months and is slowly but surely getting ready for mainline integration.

The slides for the presentation can be found at FOSDEM.org while the video is embedded below.


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