Matrox DRM/KMS Driver Gets New Hardware Support In Linux 4.3

Written by Michael Larabel in Hardware on 24 August 2015 at 09:11 AM EDT. 13 Comments
It's not often that there's improvements in the Matrox "mgag200" DRM/KMS driver to talk about, but there is this morning.

David Airlie has landed some Matrox DRM driver improvements courtesy of the company itself. The work is in DRM-Next for eventual merging into Linux 4.3.

The prominent additions to the open-source Matrox driver include support for the G200eW3 chipset and support for a new revision of the G200e.

Of course, this driver is only focused on providing kernel mode-setting for the Matrox graphics hardware and there isn't any adjoining Mesa/Gallium3D driver with a fully open stack for users of these workstation graphics processors.
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