xf86-video-modesetting

The xf86-video-modesetting DDX is a hardware-independent X.Org driver that will work with any GPU given that it has a full-functioning DRM/KMS driver. 2D acceleration is optionally supplied by GLAMOR.

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xf86-video-modesetting Articles & Reviews

Intel vs. Modesetting X.Org DDX Performance Impact   Display Drivers   11 Jan 2017

xf86-video-modesetting Linux News

X.Org Server 1.20.1 Released With Many Bug Fixes   X.Org   07 Aug 2018
X.Org Server 1.20 Branch Created, Latest EGLStreams...   X.Org   05 Aug 2018
Pre-AMDGPU xf86-video-ati X.Org Driver Sees A Round Of...   Radeon   11 Jul 2018
RandR Lease Support Appears Ready For AMDGPU X.Org...   Radeon   07 Jul 2018
X.Org Server 1.21 Opens For Development   X.Org   14 May 2018
Several DDX Drivers Aren't Yet Ready For X.Org Server...   X.Org   12 May 2018
The Shiny New Features Of X.Org Server 1.20   X.Org   03 May 2018
X.Org Server 1.20 Git Corrects DRI3 Fallout For...   X.Org   25 Apr 2018
Intel 2018Q1 Graphics Stack Recipe   Intel   22 Apr 2018
X.Org Server 1.20 Release Candidate 3 Arrives   X.Org   02 Apr 2018
X.Org Server 1.20 RC2 Released With DRI3 v1.2,...   X.Org   28 Mar 2018
DRI3 v1.2 Lands In X.Org Server 1.20   X.Org   05 Mar 2018
RandR Leases Support For AMDGPU DDX Driver   X.Org   03 Mar 2018
AMDGPU 18.0 X.Org Driver Released   Radeon   02 Mar 2018
A Look At The Many Features To X.Org Server 1.20   X.Org   28 Feb 2018
GLAMOR & xf86-video-modesetting Get Deep Color...   X.Org   27 Feb 2018
VESA X.Org Driver Sees First Update In Three Years   X.Org   17 Feb 2018
Intel 2017Q4 Graphics Stack Recipe Released   Intel   14 Feb 2018
X.Org Server Patches Updated For Non-Desktop &...   X.Org   12 Feb 2018
Linux Graphics Trends Over The Past Five Years   Hardware   13 Jan 2018
xf86-video-intel Gets Coffee Lake Support   Intel   11 Jan 2018
Nouveau Persevered In 2017 For Open-Source NVIDIA But...   Nouveau   31 Dec 2017
Intel's Linux & Open-Source Advancements In 2017   Intel   27 Dec 2017
Fedora Linux Had Another Innovative Year   Fedora   15 Dec 2017
Even With Wayland Around, X.Org Had A Busy 2017   X.Org   11 Dec 2017
X.Org Server Patches Updated For Non-Desktop &...   X.Org   08 Dec 2017
2017 Has Been The First Year In A Decade Without A...   X.Org   05 Dec 2017
Intel 2017Q3 Graphics Stack Recipe Released   Intel   19 Nov 2017
DRI3 v1.1 & DRI3 v1.2 Patches Revised   X.Org   07 Nov 2017
X.Org Server 1.19.4 Released   X.Org   04 Oct 2017
X.Org Server 1.20 Expected Around January With New...   X.Org   23 Sep 2017
Radeon X.Org Driver Gets Fixed Up To Always Allow...   Radeon   17 Aug 2017
Nouveau 1.0.15 X.Org Driver Released With Pascal...   Nouveau   22 Apr 2017
Nouveau 1.0.14 Released With GM10x/GM20x Accelerated...   Nouveau   07 Mar 2017
Phoronix Test Suite 7.0 M2 Now Available For...   Phoronix Test Suite   23 Jan 2017
Fedora Switching Away From Intel X.Org DDX Driver   Fedora   10 Jan 2017
AMD Developer Posts X.Org Modesetting...   X.Org   06 Jan 2017
The Open-Source / Linux Letdowns Of 2016   Free Software   01 Jan 2017
Intel Iris Pro OpenGL Benchmarks On Debian 9 Testing   Debian   01 Jan 2017
X.Org Server Development Continues Trending Quite Low   X.Org   27 Dec 2016
Amlogic Meson VPU DRM Driver In The Works   Linux Kernel   01 Dec 2016
X.Org Server 1.20 "Shrimp & Grits" Open...   X.Org   18 Nov 2016
Freedreno Encouraging Users To Switch To Modesetting...   X.Org   16 Nov 2016
Fedora 25's Hybrid Graphics Improvements, To Support...   Fedora   01 Nov 2016
NVIDIA Maxwell Support Patches For The Nouveau X.Org...   Nouveau   27 Oct 2016
Nouveau 1.0.13 X.Org Driver Released   Nouveau   22 Sep 2016
Modesetting, PRIME Cursor Improvements Land In X.Org...   X.Org   13 Sep 2016
DRI2 Page-Flipping Patches For The Generic Modesetting...   X.Org   18 Aug 2016
Intel's X.Org Driver Still Being Developed, No Sign Of...   Intel   02 Aug 2016
Ubuntu & Debian Abandon Intel X.Org Driver For...   Debian   23 Jul 2016
X.Org Server 1.18.4 Released With XWayland / GLAMOR /...   X.Org   19 Jul 2016
Intel SNA vs. Modesetting GLAMOR - DDX Benchmarks   Intel   20 May 2016
AMD Unleashes Initial AMDGPU Driver Support For GCN...   Radeon   13 May 2016
GLAMOR vs. EXA 2D Radeon Performance On X.Org Server...   X.Org   24 Apr 2016
Radeon vs. Modesetting DDX Driver Performance On...   Ubuntu   23 Apr 2016
NVIDIA Sends Out Fifth Version Of PRIME...   NVIDIA   14 Apr 2016
Nouveau vs. Modesetting X.Org Drivers For Open-Source...   Nouveau   06 Apr 2016
X.Org Server 1.18 Makes It For Ubuntu 16.04   X.Org   10 Mar 2016
AMDGPU's xf86-video-amdgpu vs. Mode-Setting DDX...   X.Org   14 Feb 2016
Nouveau 1.0.12 DDX Driver Brings Fixes, Good DRI3...   Nouveau   08 Dec 2015
AMDGPU 1.0 DDX Driver Released   Radeon   22 Nov 2015
Raspberry Pi KMS Driver Updated   Hardware   10 Oct 2015
Keith Packard Talks About Sustaining X11's Development   X.Org   18 Sep 2015
Nouveau X.Org Driver Drops GLAMOR Support   NVIDIA   13 Sep 2015
Raspberry Pi KMS-Only, No-3D Driver Under Review   Hardware   13 Aug 2015
Zaphod Support For The X.Org Mode-Setting Driver   X.Org   06 Aug 2015
Nouveau X.Org Driver To Drop Maxwell & GLAMOR...   Nouveau   17 Jul 2015
PRIME, Mode-Setting Driver Improvements Yield Better...   X.Org   20 Jun 2015
More PRIME Features May Be Coming For X.Org Server...   X.Org   14 Jun 2015
The New DRM Graphics Drivers For Linux 4.2: AMDGPU...   Linux Kernel   06 Jun 2015
VirtIO GPU Driver Looks To Be Added To Linux 4.2...   Linux Kernel   03 Jun 2015
Intel Works On Page-Flipping For The Mode-Setting...   X.Org   22 Apr 2015
Red Hat Is Rolling Out A VirtIO DRM/KMS GPU Driver   Red Hat   24 Mar 2015
X.Org Server 1.17 Officially Released   X.Org   04 Feb 2015
Libinput Looks To Dominate On Both X11 & Wayland   X.Org   04 Feb 2015
X.Org Server 1.17 Pre-Release "TimTam" Is...   X.Org   23 Jan 2015
Linux.Conf.Au 2015 Kicks Off In Auckland   Linux Events   12 Jan 2015
X.Org Server 1.17 Should Ship Soon, X.Org Server 1.18...   X.Org   05 Jan 2015
X.Org Server Saw More Code In 2014 Than 2013, But Its...   X.Org   03 Jan 2015
X.Org & Wayland Can Both Co-Exist & Continue...   Wayland   28 Dec 2014
Mode-Setting Driver Now Supports VBlanks With Present   X.Org   26 Dec 2014
VC4 Gallium3D Adds DMA-BUF Support, Yields Working...   Mesa   18 Dec 2014
Radeon vs. Modesetting DDX Performance Comparison   X.Org   17 Dec 2014
X-Video Support For The Mode-Setting DDX Driver   X.Org   15 Dec 2014
X.Org Server 1.17 ABI Bumped   X.Org   30 Oct 2014
X.Org Server 1.17 RC1 Released, Exciting For GLAMOR...   X.Org   29 Oct 2014
DRI2 Support Proposed For The Generic Mode-Setting...   X.Org   27 Oct 2014
NVIDIA Presents Its Driver Plans To Support...   NVIDIA   10 Oct 2014
xf86-video-modesetting Gets The GLAMOR Treatment   X.Org   09 Oct 2014
The KMS Mode-Setting Driver Was Imported For X.Org...   X.Org   17 Sep 2014
X.Org Server 1.17 Likely To Have Built-In KMS...   X.Org   12 Sep 2014
VC4 Gallium3D Driver Now Handles X With GLAMOR   X.Org   22 Aug 2014
Freedreno Driver Now Supports Server Managed FDs,...   X.Org   14 Jul 2014
X.Org's Generic Mode-Setting Driver Updated   X.Org   26 Jun 2014
Fedora Rawhide Can Now Run The X.Org Server Without...   X.Org   16 Jun 2014
xf86-video-modesetting Now Supports Server-Managed FDs   X.Org   28 Apr 2014
SimpleDRM Will Likely Be Merged In Linux 3.15   Linux Kernel   16 Mar 2014
SimpleDRM Driver Gets A Major Rewrite   Linux Kernel   23 Jan 2014
The DRM/KMS Drivers In The Linux 3.13 Kernel   Linux Kernel   02 Dec 2013
Xorg State Tracker Gets Stripped From Mesa   Mesa   07 Nov 2013