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Radeon DRM Gets A Few More Fixes For Linux 3.14

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Published on 29 January 2014 06:18 PM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in AMD
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Another pull request was already submitted of AMD Radeon DRM graphics driver changes queued up for the Linux 3.14 kernel merge window with the DRM pull.

Linux 3.14 Radeon DRM changes were already submitted to drm-next, which includes improved DRM support and various other changes, particularly for the newer AMD GPUs. This latest Radeon DRM pull that was sent in today provides additional fixes.

This newest pull request incorporates ten fixes from Alex Deucher and Christian K├Ânig. It's not too much of a big deal unless you were impacted by one of the bugs, which is listed with this mailing list message.

Stay tuned for Radeon DRM (and other graphics driver) benchmarks from Linux 3.14 in the next few weeks but for now you can check out this week's 25-way open-source GPU comparison and read about other Linux 3.14 features.

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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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