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Linux Support Published For Intel's "Maple Ridge" Thunderbolt Controller
Intel's Linux Thunderbolt software expert Mika Westerberg who oversees the code for the Linux kernel has sent out the code wiring up the Maple Ridge support. Also as part of the patch series is improving the USB4 router NVM upgrade functionality and supporting USB4 router operations proxy in conjunction with the latest Intel Thunderbolt firmware connection manager.
The Intel JHL8540 / JHL8340 Maple Ridge support and other Thunderbolt improvements were sent out today as part of this patch series. These patches will likely be part of the upcoming Linux 5.11 kernel cycle.