Intel Has More Performance Improvements Coming
Written by Michael Larabel in Intel on 25 August 2013 at 11:38 AM EDT. 1 Comment
Intel has more DRM driver patches that are forthcoming to improve the graphics performance on Linux.

To be merged for a future Linux kernel release include patches for asynchronous vblank tasks, asynchronous unpinning of the old frame-buffer, and asynchronous plane switching, among other work.

Vandana Kannan, an Intel QA engineer, confirmed the Intel GPU performance improvements on intel-gfx and is asking about updates to these patches.
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