MSM DRM Driver Picks Up Initial Support For The Snapdragon SC7280

Written by Michael Larabel in Hardware on 12 April 2021 at 05:59 AM EDT. Add A Comment
The MSM DRM driver changes have been sent to DRM-Next for this Freedreno aligned project providing open-source graphics/display driver support for Qualcomm SoCs.

Most notable to the MSM driver changes slated for Linux 5.13 is the initial support for the SC7280, a forthcoming Snapdragon SoC that has seen rumors and various information in recent weeks. The SC7280 SoC so far has surfaced within reports about future Google Chromebooks. Details on the SC7280 remain light.

The SC7280 support in the MSM Direct Rendering Manager driver comes via a Code Aurora engineer and contains the basic display support at this stage.

The MSM kernel driver work also includes compatibility fixes for the SM8150 and SM8250, unpin/swap support for GEM objects, and various other code improvements.

The full list of MSM DRM changes slated for Linux 5.13 via this pull request.
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