Recapping The Intel Graphics Changes Of Linux 4.4
Written by Michael Larabel in Intel on 9 December 2015 at 07:43 AM EST. Add A Comment
INTEL --
Daniel Vetter of Intel's Open-Source Technology Center has done his usual recap of the i915 DRM graphics driver changes to be found in Linux 4.4.

There is a lot of code being converted over to the new atomic interfaces, Panel Self Refresh fixes (PSR), frame-buffer compression fixes (FBC), 48-bit GPU address space support with GEM for Broadwell and newer, GuC-based command submission, XenGT virtualized GPU support for Broadwell, and a variety of other changes.

You can read Daniel's personal blog post in full via his blog. For a complete recap on new Linux 4.4 changes/features, see our feature overview.
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