Intel Submits Another Batch Of DRM Graphics Driver Updates For Linux 4.8

Written by Michael Larabel in Intel on 22 June 2016 at 10:33 AM EDT. 2 Comments
Just weeks after their first round of DRM updates for Linux 4.8 were submitted, the Intel crew has their second -- of a possible three -- feature updates readied for the Linux 4.8 kernel via DRM-Next.

Daniel Vetter of Intel OTC this week sent in the second major feature pull to DRM-Next for in turn landing with Linux 4.8. Feature work this time includes infrastructure support for GVT-g para-virtualized GPU support on Broadwell and newer, non-blocking atomic plane updates, GuC command submission is enabled by default when the firmware is present, continued Broxton support work, prep work for stolen objects support, and various other improvements throughout the DRM driver's massive code-base.

The complete listing of changes for this second Intel DRM-Next pull request for 4.8 can be found via the dri-devel mailing list.
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