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Radeon DRM Kernel Driver Gets More Changes With Linux 3.15

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Published on 03 April 2014 03:00 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in AMD
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A Radeon pull request for drm-next changes was sent in this morning for ultimately landing with the Linux 3.15 kernel.

Christian K├Ânig sent in this latest pull request and it contains a rework for finding the right PLL numbers for displays and a couple of bug-fixes. These relatively mundane open-source AMD Radeon Linux graphics driver changes can be found via the pull request message.

Going back weeks have already been earlier Radeon DRM updates for Linux 3.15. One of the big open-source Radeon changes for this next Linux kernel version is VCE video encoding support.

Look for the full DRM pull request for merging into Linux 3.15 mainline to happen in the coming days.

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