PRIME Synchronization Is Still Being Worked On To Fix Tearing

Written by Michael Larabel in NVIDIA on 31 October 2015 at 08:33 AM EDT. 13 Comments
A NVIDIA developer has posted two updated patches for PRIME synchronization with the Intel DRM driver to hopefully fix tearing when using PRIME GPU sharing.

Alex Goins of NVIDIA posted the patches yesterday evening as version two of PRIME synchronization for the i915 DRM. The patches aren't big but will hopefully fix tearing for those using PRIME on dual GPU systems.

Information on the PRIME synchronization support can be found from the start of the patch series. Alex Goins is a newer member of NVIDIA's Linux Graphics team with just officially joining them this summer, but he had been an intern on NVIDIA graphics team the prior two summers.
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