The List Of Intel DRM Changes For Linux 4.7

Written by Michael Larabel in Intel on 11 May 2016 at 09:11 AM EDT. Add A Comment
Intel's Daniel Vetter has put out a concise overview of their DRM graphics driver changes queued up for the Linux 4.7 kernel.

We have already been covering Intel DRM changes aligning for this next kernel cycle like color management support. For a easy overview, read Daniel's blog post from this morning.

Making the list includes updated atomic watermark support, color management, DSI panels for Broxton, cleaned up VBT parsing, a lot of code refactoring, reworked DisplayPort detection, many small fixes to the runtime power management code, GPU hang fixes for Skylake GT3/GT4, faster execlist code, and more.
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