Intel Has New DRM Linux Driver Code Ready For Testing: More Atomic Goodness
Written by Michael Larabel in Intel on 11 April 2016 at 09:09 PM EDT. 1 Comment
Daniel Vetter of Intel OTC has sent out an announcement about another round of i915 DRM kernel driver code that's ready for testing by developers and the community.

The latest drm-intel-testing work continues with more atomic-related driver work. One of the more prominent atomic changes in this latest Git branch is making the Intel color manager support fully atomic. Some race conditions were also fixed up in their driver, many small improvements to the GEM memory management code, GuC firmware loading fixes, PLL clean-ups for Cherryview and Valleyview, reworked DisplayPort detection, and various other improvements.

More details on these Intel DRM changes up for testing can be found via this mailing list message. Hopefully the testing goes well and this DRM driver code will be in a state that's ready for merging with Linux 4.7.
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