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  • Improved VGA_Switcheroo Going Into Linux 4.17

    Phoronix: Improved VGA_Switcheroo Going Into Linux 4.17

    Google's Sean Paul has sent in the final drm-misc-next pull request to DRM-Next of new feature material for the upcoming Linux 4.17 kernel cycle...

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

  • #2
    Typo:

    Originally posted by phoronix View Post
    those using this mutli-GPU switcher functionality

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    • #3
      Originally posted by tpruzina
      Probably not newsworthy, laptops haven't been shipping with hardware mux for years, ever since Optimus was introduced.
      That is true for Nvidia.
      But what about AMD radeons?
      Or what about people like me with Intel/AMD hybrid graphics?

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      • #4
        Originally posted by tpruzina
        laptops haven't been shipping with hardware mux for years
        I remember reading somewhere that the macbooks need something like this to work on linux

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        • #5
          Originally posted by tpruzina

          Macbooks don't have dual GPUs
          Sorry, macbook pro, it's even listed on VGA Switcheroo documentation:

          https://www.kernel.org/doc/html/v4.1...witcheroo.html

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