Raspberry Pi VC4 DRM Changes For Linux 4.8
Written by Michael Larabel in Linux Kernel on 12 July 2016 at 08:28 PM EDT. 8 Comments
LINUX KERNEL --
Eric Anholt at Broadcom has sent in his VC4 DRM driver changes of material for DRM-Next to in turn land with the Linux 4.8 kernel.

Eric explained of the VC4 driver changes for the Raspberry Pi with Linux 4.8, "This pull request brings in new vc4 plane formats for Android, precise vblank timestamping, and a couple of small cleanups."

In total it's just around 200 lines of changed code this cycle for the fully open-source Raspberry Pi graphics driver. Raspberry Pi fans using this open-source DRM driver -- that can be used in conjunction with the VC4 Gallium3D driver -- can find the complete list of changes via this DRI-devel message.
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