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    Phoronix: The DRM Graphics Driver Changes Coming For Linux 4.16

    With being past the cutoff of new features to be merged to DRM-Next for targeting the upcoming Linux 4.16 kernel merge window, here is a recap of the prominent changes to the Direct Rendering Manager drivers for this next kernel cycle...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...DRM-Highlights

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    When I enabled fastboot by i915.fastboot=1 on 4.15-rc1 the brightness keys of the laptop responded different (unwanted behavior) than before.

    Does anybody else notice this behavior?

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    • #3
      Originally posted by ArthurBorsboom View Post
      When I enabled fastboot by i915.fastboot=1 on 4.15-rc1 the brightness keys of the laptop responded different (unwanted behavior) than before.

      Does anybody else notice this behavior?
      Could you describe the behaviour?

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      • #4
        If you press the brightness down button multiple times, nothing happens, until a moment the screen goes completely black and vica versa for the brightness up button.

        The exact behavior is described in the (stalled) bugreport: https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=103781

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        • #5
          Originally posted by ArthurBorsboom View Post
          If you press the brightness down button multiple times, nothing happens, until a moment the screen goes completely black and vica versa for the brightness up button.

          The exact behavior is described in the (stalled) bugreport: https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=103781
          Yea I have that too by default on fedora with my hd4600( haswell)

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