More PRIME Features May Be Coming For X.Org Server 1.18
Written by Michael Larabel in X.Org on 14 June 2015 at 07:40 PM EDT. 12 Comments
X.ORG --
David Airlie is looking at adding a few more PRIME (the open-source alternative to NVIDIA Optimus) features for X.Org Server 1.18.

Among the new patches posted by Airlie are for output master support in the xf86-video-modesetting driver and GLAMOR, reverse PRIME support for x86-video-modesetting (matching functionality found in the other DDX drivers), hardware cursor support for PRIME, and PRIME rotation support.

More details on these latest PRIME patches for the xorg-server can be found via the X.Org mailing list.
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