AST DRM Display Driver Updated For Linux 3.16

Written by Michael Larabel in Linux Kernel on 18 May 2014 at 11:03 PM EDT. Add A Comment
The AST DRM driver has seen a few improvements with code that's landed today in drm-next for ultimately making it into the Linux 3.16 kernel.

The ASpeed Technologies DRM driver (AST) just features basic display support for some chips commonly found in servers. The improvements that will land for the next kernel cycle include:

- ASpeed AST2400 support. The AST2400 is a "5th generation of Advanced PCIe Graphics & Remote Management Processor" with DDR3 memory support clocked at 400MHz.

- The DP501 Dual Mode DisplayPort transmitter is now supported.

- Other changes.

More details can be found via this Git merge.
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