Intel DRM Driver Code Is Going Through More Refactoring

Written by Michael Larabel in Intel on 8 May 2016 at 01:47 PM EDT. Add A Comment
While Intel already landed a big round of code into DRM-Next as Linux 4.7 material, the train has not stopped and more fresh code is now in testing via the intel-drm-testing branch for integration into a future kernel release.

This latest code has a lot more code re-factoring that's happening throughout the DRM/KMS driver, backlight over DPCD support, more DSI panel sequencing work, semaphores support for Gen8+ for legacy submission solely to compare performance against execlist, L3 tuning work, and more. This code also provides the first official DMC firmware for Kabylake hardware, currently marked as v1.01.

More details on the latest Intel DRM driver testing code via this mailing list post. You can dig through the changes via this Git branch.
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