The ASpeed Technologies DRM driver (AST) just features basic display support for some chips commonly found in servers. The improvements that will land for the next kernel cycle include:
- ASpeed AST2400 support. The AST2400 is a "5th generation of Advanced PCIe Graphics & Remote Management Processor" with DDR3 memory support clocked at 400MHz.
- The DP501 Dual Mode DisplayPort transmitter is now supported.
- Other changes.
More details can be found via this Git merge.