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KMS Articles & Reviews

GeForce GTX 750 Series: Nouveau vs. NVIDIA Linux...   Display Drivers   04 May 2015
The Tests Showing Ubuntu 11.04 On A Power Consumption...   Operating Systems   23 Apr 2011
Test Driving The QEMU-KVM KMS Driver   Display Drivers   19 Apr 2011
Further Testing Shows More Hope For ATI Gallium3D   Display Drivers   19 Jan 2011
It's Becoming Very Easy To Run Wayland   Software   25 Nov 2010
Nouveau With Mesa 7.9 Is Better, But Still Slow   Display Drivers   06 Oct 2010
Talking About Kernel Mode-Setting   Display Drivers   16 Jun 2010
NVIDIA Drops Their Open-Source Driver, Refers Users To...   Display Drivers   26 Mar 2010
Intel KMS vs. UMS With Ubuntu 10.04   Display Drivers   26 Mar 2010
ATI Radeon KMS vs. UMS With Ubuntu 10.04   Display Drivers   18 Mar 2010
The Direction Of Intel Graphics With Fedora 13 Alpha   Software   10 Mar 2010
An Update On The Boot & Power Performance In...   Software   25 Feb 2010
The Cost Of ATI Kernel Mode-Setting On Fedora 12   Display Drivers   25 Nov 2009
The State of Kernel Mode-Setting   Display Drivers   01 Oct 2008

KMS Linux News

VirtualBox DRM/KMS Graphics Driver Being Prepped For...   Virtualization   09 Jun 2017
Keith Packard Making Progress With DRM Leases, Adding...   Hardware   30 May 2017
Chrome OS Is Working To Remove The Last Of Its X11...   Operating Systems   20 May 2017
VC4 Raspberry Pi 3D Driver Development Has Been Busy...   Hardware   13 May 2017
AMD Posts Initial Patches For Raven APU Support: 117...   AMD   10 May 2017
Radeon DRM Driver For DragonFlyBSD Sees Big Update   BSD   06 May 2017
Trying AMDGPU-PRO 17.10 On Ubuntu 17.04   Ubuntu   16 Apr 2017
Mir Developer Pleads The Case "Why Mir"   Ubuntu   12 Apr 2017
It's Becoming Easier To Write Linux DRM Drivers   Linux Kernel   11 Apr 2017
Mediatek MT2701 Display Support Coming For Linux 4.12   Hardware   10 Apr 2017
Freedreno's MSM DRM Driver On Linux 4.12 Gets 4K...   Linux Kernel   09 Apr 2017
GNOME's Mutter Begins Landing Monitor/Display Rework   GNOME   08 Apr 2017
RandR 1.6 Proposal Around The Work On Linux VR HMDs...   X.Org   06 Apr 2017
Keith Packard On Needed DRM Changes For VR HMDs   Valve   28 Mar 2017
Radeon Vega Changes For Libdrm, Plans For Merging...   Radeon   21 Mar 2017
Raspberry Pi VC4 HDMI Audio Support Coming To Linux...   Hardware   20 Mar 2017
Mir Will Support NVIDIA's EGL Streams Approach   Ubuntu   19 Mar 2017
NetBSD 7.1 Released, Brings Initial Nouveau DRM &...   BSD   15 Mar 2017
OpenChrome X.Org Driver Updated With Better Support...   X.Org   07 Mar 2017
AMD Planning For Launch-Day Vega Open-Source &...   Radeon   01 Feb 2017
libdrm 2.4.75 Library Released: Intel Synchronization...   Mesa   28 Jan 2017
GNOME's Mutter Rolls Out New Monitor Configuration...   GNOME   25 Jan 2017
Mesa's Libdrm Gets USB DRM/KMS Device Detection   Mesa   20 Jan 2017
The End Of An Era: A Look Back At The Most Popular...   Oracle   19 Jan 2017
Etnaviv Gallium3D Implements Enough To Expose OpenGL...   Mesa   18 Jan 2017
GStreamer 1.11.1 Released   Multimedia   12 Jan 2017
Valve Developer Posts New AMD GPU Debugging Tool, Part...   Valve   11 Jan 2017
Fedora Switching Away From Intel X.Org DDX Driver   Fedora   10 Jan 2017
The Top BSD News This Year: Ubuntu Atop BSD, FreeBSD...   BSD   29 Dec 2016
Fresh Arch Linux Benchmarks Of AMDGPU & AMDGPU-PRO   Radeon   28 Dec 2016
Mir 0.25 Released: Pointer Confinement, Gamma KMS...   Ubuntu   25 Dec 2016
Etnaviv Gallium3D Driver Revived, Render-Only Library...   Mesa   24 Dec 2016
GCN 1.0 Southern Islands Seeing AMDGPU Improvements...   Linux Kernel   21 Dec 2016
An AMDGPU Branch For Security PSP / HDCP Support   Radeon   20 Dec 2016
VC4 Stepping Closer To Feature Parity With Original...   Hardware   19 Dec 2016
Intel Publishes Renderbuffer Decompression Patches   Intel   02 Dec 2016
Vivante Gallium3D Driver Proposed For Mainline Mesa +...   Mesa   30 Nov 2016
Hisilicon Hibmc DRM Driver Being Added For Linux 4.10   Linux Kernel   22 Nov 2016
Freedreno Encouraging Users To Switch To Modesetting...   X.Org   16 Nov 2016
Looking Forward To The Linux 4.10 Kernel   Linux Kernel   16 Nov 2016
Talk Of An ARM Vendor Open-Sourcing Their 3D Driver?   Hardware   14 Nov 2016
A Word Of Warning When Using AMDGPU-PRO On An...   AMD   14 Nov 2016
Nouveau Atomic + DP MST Support Already Staged For...   Nouveau   07 Nov 2016
ZTE ZX DRM Driver Proposed For Linux 4.10   Linux Kernel   07 Nov 2016
Nouveau Needs Help Testing Their New Atomic...   Nouveau   06 Nov 2016
Nouveau DRM Driver Progressing With Atomic...   Nouveau   04 Nov 2016
OpenSUSE 42.2 RC2 Released, Disables Nouveau 3D...   SUSE   02 Nov 2016
OpenIndiana 2016.10 Released With MATE 1.14 Desktop,...   Oracle   01 Nov 2016
OpenChrome Maintainer Making Some Progress On VIA DRM...   VIA   25 Sep 2016
Raspbian Likely To Use Firmware-Based KMS For...   X.Org   19 Sep 2016
Qt's Comprehensive Display/Graphics Options   Qt   19 Sep 2016
Modesetting, PRIME Cursor Improvements Land In X.Org...   X.Org   13 Sep 2016
The Interesting Wayland/Vulkan/Graphics Talks...   X.Org   08 Sep 2016
Preliminary Qt 5.8 Alpha Packages Now Available   Qt   01 Sep 2016
Ubuntu's Mir May Be Ready For FreeSync / Adaptive-Sync   Ubuntu   29 Aug 2016
There Is Talk Of Resuming OpenChrome VIA KMS/DRM...   Hardware   29 Aug 2016
Marking DRI1 Drivers As Legacy &...   Linux Kernel   26 Aug 2016
FreeBSD 11.0-RC2 Arrives With Fixes   BSD   25 Aug 2016
Southern Islands AMDGPU Support Almost Ready To Roll   Radeon   19 Aug 2016
DRI2 Page-Flipping Patches For The Generic Modesetting...   X.Org   18 Aug 2016
FreeBSD Catching Up To Linux DRM Graphics Drivers, In...   BSD   16 Aug 2016
Eight Features You Will Not Find In The Mainline Linux...   Linux Kernel   11 Aug 2016
OpenChrome Driver Continues To Get Fixed Up, New...   VIA   10 Aug 2016
DRM Panic Handling Is Back To Being Talked About   Linux Kernel   10 Aug 2016
AMDGPU Patches For Virtual Display Feature   Radeon   04 Aug 2016
SimpleDRM Driver Is Back To Being Worked On   Linux Kernel   04 Aug 2016
AMD Publishes More Open-Source FreeSync Code   AMD   03 Aug 2016
Intel's X.Org Driver Still Being Developed, No Sign Of...   Intel   02 Aug 2016
NVIDIA 367.27 vs. 367.35 Linux Driver Benchmarks With...   NVIDIA   01 Aug 2016
DRM Text Mode Proposed As Alternative To FBDEV/FBCON   Linux Kernel   29 Jul 2016
The Size Of Different DRM Graphics Drivers In Linux...   Linux Kernel   24 Jul 2016
NVIDIA 367.35 Released, Supports 8K H.265 Video...   NVIDIA   15 Jul 2016
Nouveau DRM Code Updated For Linux 4.8   Nouveau   15 Jul 2016
FreeBSD 11.0 Reaches Beta   BSD   09 Jul 2016
Initial Open-Source GeForce GTX 1000...   Nouveau   08 Jul 2016
NVIDIA Posts Patches For Mesa, But Just For Wiring Up...   NVIDIA   07 Jul 2016
OpenChrome 0.5 Has Working Support For Multiple...   VIA   06 Jul 2016
FreeBSD 11.0 Alpha 5 Released, Schedule So Far Going...   BSD   25 Jun 2016
FreeBSD 11.0 Alpha 4 Released   BSD   19 Jun 2016
The Linux DRM Drivers Continue Marching Ahead With...   Linux Kernel   06 Jun 2016
A KMS Driver Is Coming For Mini USB Projectors   Hardware   03 Jun 2016
Another Hisilicon DRM Driver Is In The Works   Linux Kernel   30 May 2016
Arcan: A New Open-Source Display Server Built Atop A...   Free Software   30 May 2016
VIA OpenChrome Driver Has A Roadmap, But Only One...   VIA   27 May 2016
AMDGPU-PRO BETA 2 Driver Is Playing Nicely On Ubuntu...   Radeon   23 May 2016
Systemd 230 Opens Up A New Graphics Vulnerability...   systemd   23 May 2016
AMD GPU-PRO 16.20.3 Beta Linux Driver Released   Radeon   21 May 2016
It's Possible To Run (X)Wayland On DragonFlyBSD   BSD   20 May 2016
Intel SNA vs. Modesetting GLAMOR - DDX Benchmarks   Intel   20 May 2016
NVIDIA 367.18 Beta Linux Driver Released With Many...   NVIDIA   19 May 2016
AMD Unleashes Initial AMDGPU Driver Support For GCN...   Radeon   13 May 2016
FreeBSD Is Pursuing A Compatibility Layer To Make It...   BSD   12 May 2016
The AMDGPU Additions For Linux 4.7 Are Enormous   Radeon   11 May 2016
Mediatek DRM Driver Added For Linux 4.7 Kernel   Linux Kernel   10 May 2016
Intel DRM Driver Code Is Going Through More...   Intel   08 May 2016
DragonFlyBSD's Intel DRM/KMS Driver Now On Par With...   BSD   06 May 2016
More Direct Rendering Manager Code Gets Aligned For...   Linux Kernel   04 May 2016
NVIDIA 364.19 Linux Driver Stabilizes The Wayland...   NVIDIA   22 Apr 2016
Nouveau vs. Modesetting X.Org Drivers For Open-Source...   Nouveau   06 Apr 2016
NVIDIA 364.15 Fixes EGL Problems With Wayland, PRIME...   NVIDIA   06 Apr 2016