Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated benchmarking software. He can be followed via Twitter or contacted via MichaelLarabel.com.
David Airlie has announced from his blog that he has merged the ATI RandR 1.2 code into the ATI tree in the 1.2 branch. In his blog entry he had also expressed disappointment for this code as it relies upon the old Radeon system with two CRTCs to two outputs. As a result, Airlie has started his own randr-1.2-tng branch.