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Yet Another DRM Pull Request Goes Into Linux 2.6.31 Kernel

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Published on 24 June 2009 06:04 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Linux Kernel
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There have already been a few DRM pull requests to go into the Linux 2.6.31 kernel for making better the Linux graphics driver stack, but David Airlie now looks to have one more last minute pull before the merge window closes.

David has called upon Linus to pull in his latest set of DRM changes, which contains fixes for the biggest DRM addition to the 2.6.31 kernel: Radeon kernel mode-setting (along with the new TTM memory manager). Besides having ATI KMS fixes, this DRM code now also contains the Intel DisplayPort support. There are also bug fixes scattered throughout.

This latest DRM pull request for the Linux 2.6.31 kernel with the log of all of the changes can be found on the DRI development list.

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