A Second Batch of AMDGPU Changes Readied For Linux 4.8 Kernel
Written by Michael Larabel in Radeon on 16 July 2016 at 10:36 AM EDT. 3 Comments
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Submitted earlier this month was the main AMDGPU and Radeon DRM updates for Linux 4.8's DRM-Next while on Friday a second round of feature updates were submitted.

This second serving of AMDGPU/Radeon updates isn't as prominent as the main pull request, but there's still some new/improved functionality to land in DRM-Next in time for the Linux 4.8 merge window that will open up at the end of July.

This second round of updates is again mostly concentrated on the AMDGPU DRM driver for the newer AMD hardware. This pull request has more bug fixes along with preparation work for Iceland PowerPlay support. There are also still a few more Polaris patches to land.

This latest pull request just deals with around 400 lines of code. More details can be found via the DRI-devel list. Looks like the big DAL display stack work and any other big features will be left until at least Linux 4.9.
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