DragonFlyBSD Finally Has Working Valley View / Bay Trail Graphics Support

Written by Michael Larabel in BSD on 20 July 2015 at 10:32 AM EDT. 1 Comment
The upstream Linux kernel has had its upstream Valley View DRM graphics support for a few years now for the HD Graphics found within Intel's Atom/Celeron "Bay Trail" SoCs. The DragonFlyBSD kernel as of today has finally managed to put its Linux-ported Intel DRM driver into a state that it too can support Valley View.

Matthew Dillon landed the Valley View support into the i915 DRM driver with this commit and associated commits this morning for adding in the PCI IDs, etc.

Going back to May in DragonFlyBSD there were Valleyview/BayTrail support improvements to DragonFlyBSD's DRM driver while now it appears to be fully-supported after fixing some DRM bugs that were triggered by this hardware. The current DragonFlyBSD i915 DRM code appears to still be around the support level of the Linux 3.14 kernel.
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