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  • OpenChrome DRM Continues To Be Developed, But It Didn't Make It Mainline This Year

    Phoronix: OpenChrome DRM Continues To Be Developed, But It Didn't Make It Mainline This Year

    The OpenChrome DRM driver continues to largely be developed by one community contributor left standing for supporting VIA x86 graphics on the Linux desktop. These VIA graphics chipsets haven't been too common in about a decade, but OpenChrome continues persevering with working to deliver a full-functioning, open-source driver that VIA itself was never able to produce...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...hrome-DRM-2017

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    Isn't the risk this will become unmaintained too high for it to ever be mainlined in the first place/

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    • #3
      Originally posted by zamadatix View Post
      Isn't the risk this will become unmaintained too high for it to ever be mainlined in the first place/
      It will likely go un-maintained before it is even considered for mainline.

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      • #4
        3.19 End Of Line 11 May 2015
        4.13 EOL 24 Nov 2017
        Both are completely unusable (rc3 series). You would have to be a Greg Kroah-Hartman to patch them yourself. Crazy.

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