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TI Proposes A Low-Level Linux Display Framework

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Published on 17 September 2011 01:25 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in X.Org
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Texas Instruments has proposed a new low-level display framework for Linux.

An OMAP driver developer at Texas Instruments wrote a rather lengthy post about a new low-level display framework.

As Keith replies, the TI proposal isn't radically different from what's being worked on now within the DRM world to make overlay support within KMS a suitable framework. Hit up the already lengthy mailing list thread if you're interested in the details.

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