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    Phoronix: Intel Submits A Final Batch Of Feature Changes For Their DRM Driver In Linux 4.14

    Intel's open-source developers working on the i915 DRM driver have submitted the last of their feature work slated for the upcoming Linux 4.14 kernel by way of DRM-Next...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...-Last-Features

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    Can it transition from boot (UEFI / POST) to Linux kernel (splash screen) to GDM to Wayland (GNOME) without any flickering or mode switch?

    Does it support 10-bit?
    Does it support HDR?
    When will there be support for VESA Adaptive-Sync?

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    • #3
      Originally posted by uid313 View Post
      Can it transition from boot (UEFI / POST) to Linux kernel (splash screen) to GDM to Wayland (GNOME) without any flickering or mode switch?

      Does it support 10-bit?
      Does it support HDR?
      When will there be support for VESA Adaptive-Sync?
      good questions, and will broadwell still be a beneficiary of these majors changes, or has the drift started to newer architectures such as skylake/kabylake/cannonlake?

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      • #4
        Isn't it too late fore 4.14?


        DRM Updates Submitted For Linux 4.11, Torvalds Explodes Over Code Quality
        23 February 2017
        https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pa...tes-Linux-4.11

        DRM Maintainers Are Running Out Of Time To Ship New Features For Linux 4.12

        Red Hat's David Airlie has announced that 4.12 Git pulls will have a deadline by Linux 4.11-rc6 or else risk being postponed until Linux 4.13
        https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pa...-4.12-Deadline

        Linux 4.13-rc6 Kernel Released
        on 20 August 2017
        https://phoronix.com/scan.php?page=n...3-rc6-Released



        I anticipate that rc6 DRM dealtime is mandatory for all later releases. It seems that it was only temporary state,yet.

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        • #5
          What happened to this?

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          • #6
            The changes seem to be in Dave's drm-next tree.

            Looks like the pull request was only a couple of days after rc6, and I imagine Daniel probably talked to Dave before the deadline.

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