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  • "panel-edp" Driver On Its Way To Linux 5.16 To Make For Less Hard-Coded eDP Panel Configs

    Phoronix: "panel-edp" Driver On Its Way To Linux 5.16 To Make For Less Hard-Coded eDP Panel Configs

    The latest batch of miscellaneous Direct Rendering Manager changes are on their way to DRM-Next for Linux 5.16. Notable from this new drm-misc-next batch is the new "panel-edp" driver...

    https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pa...5.16-panel-edp

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    Originally posted by Phoronix
    This panel-edp driver is a step forward for cleaning up the situation but doesn't remove the existing hard-coded configurations from the kernel. So this is a nice step forward moving ahead and hopefully proves reliable enough that developers will rely less on the DT hard-coding for the panels.
    Assuming it probes correctly.

    And having been forced to write my own xorg.conf file in the past for years because X couldn't correctly probe my monitor's refresh rates and resolutions, I am going assume it will always probe wrongly until proven otherwise.

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