QXL DRM Driver Picks Up Atomic Mode-Setting Support
Written by Michael Larabel in X.Org on 16 February 2017 at 12:04 AM EST. Add A Comment
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Gabriel Krisman Bertazi of Collabora has published a set of 14 patches today for implementing atomic mode-setting support within the QXL DRM driver.

The QXL DRM driver as a reminder is for Red Hat's SPICE with guest virtual machines on QEMU. QXL -- presumably with Linux 4.12 -- will join Nouveau, Intel, and other DRM drivers in supporting atomic mode-setting.

The QXL atomic mode-setting has been tested so far with the X.Org Server, the IGT tests, libdrm's test suite, and other custom tests.

Adding atomic mode-setting to the QXL driver was 434 lines of new code but 449 lines of deleted code. More details via this patch series.
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