Raspberry Pi KMS Driver Updated
Written by Michael Larabel in Hardware on 10 October 2015 at 10:04 AM EDT. 17 Comments
HARDWARE --
Eric Anholt has published an updated BCM2835 KMS driver for supporting the Raspberry Pi budget SBCs with this DRM driver.

This latest Raspberry Pi KMS driver code now supports setting new video modes thanks to having a real clock driver. There's also been DeviceTree changes with this latest patch series.

Those wanting to take a look at the third version of this Raspberry Pi KMS driver for review can find it via this patch series.

The driver in its current patch form is just enough for bringing up kernel mode-setting and allowing the generic xf86-video-modesetting driver to run with the X.Org Server. This code for review doesn't enable 3D acceleration nor power management.

Perhaps we'll see this basic Raspberry Pi KMS driver ready for merging with the next cycle, Linux 4.4.
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