OpenBSD Adds Intel Broadwell Graphics Support
Written by Michael Larabel in BSD on 26 September 2015 at 08:35 AM EDT. 12 Comments
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The latest OpenBSD kernel finally adds support for Broadwell graphics while Skylake support is still a ways out for this BSD operating system.

The OpenBSD developers re-based their ported Direct Rendering Manager drivers to the code found in the Linux 3.14 kernel -- code that's nearly two years old. While it's still a long ways behind the state of the Intel DRM code in Linux 4.3, at least with this latest re-base they now have Broadwell graphics support.

Currently it's based off the Linux 3.14.52 LTS kernel plus some back-ported patches. Meanwhile, DragonFlyBSD seems slightly ahead with their DRM porting work from the Linux kernel and on the other end of the spectrum the Solaris DRM support is in pretty poor shape.
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