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The State Of The Intel Kernel DRM Driver

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Published on 07 May 2014 09:18 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Intel
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Daniel Vetter of Intel's Open-Source Technology Center is presenting this week at LinuxTag 2014 about the state of their Linux kernel graphics driver.

Among the items that will be highlighted is Intel's support for Bay Trail and the upcoming Broadwell and Cherryview platforms under Linux. In the past year Intel Linux developers have also accomplished 4K display support, 3D display support within the kernel-side code, per-process table support, big code refactorings, more automated testing, and there's been a lot of other upstream improvements along with an increase in patches over previous years.

Those not out in Berlin for LinuxTag can find the Intel Linux graphics slides via Daniel's blog. While Phoronix has frequently covered LinuxTag in many years over the past decade, unfortunately, this year on Phoronix there will be no live coverage due to an increase in AdBlock users on Phoronix that sadly limit my resources in continuing to run this web-site.

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