MSM-Next Prepares Adreno A5xx Support For Linux 4.10
Written by Michael Larabel in Linux Kernel on 30 November 2016 at 05:57 AM EST. Add A Comment
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On Tuesday was the MSM-Next submission by Red Hat developer Rob Clark of these Freedreno MSM changes to be sent to mainline for the Linux 4.10 kernel.

Notable with this MSM-Next pull request is the addition of Qualcomm Adreno A5xx support. Adreno A500 series support coming to this open-source driver stack was covered earlier this week in Qualcomm Adreno A5xx Open-Source Driver Bringup For Freedreno.

Of the A5xx support, Rob Clark commented, "On the userspace side, all the basics are working, and most of glmark2 is working. I've been working through deqp, and I've got a couple more things to fix (but we've gone from 70% to 80+% pass in last day, and current deqp run that is going should pick up another 5-10%). I expect to push the mesa patches today or tomorrow."

Aside from the A5xx enablement, the MSM DRM changes also have fixes and other improvements. More details via the dri-devel message.

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