The Graphics Execution Manager (GEM) is the open-source Intel Linux graphics driver approach for handling in-kernel graphics memory management.

Graphics Execution Manager Articles & Reviews

The State Of The Wayland Display Server   Software   2009-05-20
Does A Greedy Intel Driver Improve Performance?   Display Drivers   2009-04-15
Intel On Rebuilding The X.Org Linux Desktop   Display Drivers   2009-02-09
Mesa 7.3 Released, Gallium3D Landing Soon   Display Drivers   2009-01-22
Linux 2.6.28 Kernel Benchmarks   Software   2008-12-28
Intel UXA Acceleration Performance   Display Drivers   2008-12-26
Intel Linux Graphics Performance Q4'08   Display Drivers   2008-12-23
Wayland: A New X Server For Linux   Software   2008-11-03

Graphics Execution Manager Linux & Open-Source News

Open-Source Graphics Driver Updates Begin Queuing For Linux 6.6   Linux Kernel   2023-07-13
Linux VGEM Driver Rewritten In Rust Sent Out For Review   Linux Kernel   2023-03-21
Linux's VGEM Kernel Driver Being Rewritten In Rust   Linux Kernel   2023-03-01
Linux 5.14 To Begin Enabling The Intel Graphics TTM Memory Management Bits for dGPUs   Intel   2021-06-13
Intel Working On TTM Integration For Discrete vRAM Management   Intel   2021-05-18
NetBSD Is Paying For DRM With KMS/GEM   BSD   2013-02-27
Intel's Linux DRM Driver Plans For 2013   Intel   2013-02-07
DRM Library Gets Improved Documentation   X.Org   2013-01-12
Going Through Intel's Graphics Execution Manager   Intel   2013-01-10
2D Support On Old Intel Hardware: Nothing But Misery   Intel   2012-12-17
Intel Finally Delivers Stable i830GM/i845G Driver   Intel   2012-12-15
Handling Command Submission For The Intel DRM Driver   Intel   2012-11-01
Going Over The Graphics Execution Manager   Intel   2012-10-31
FreeBSD Gets A New X.Org With Intel KMS   X.Org   2012-04-23
KMS For FreeBSD Is Still A Work In Progress   BSD   2012-02-05
XAA In X.Org Has Finally Met Its Executioner   X.Org   2012-01-18
Intel GMA500 "Poulsbo" To Move Out Of Staging   Intel   2011-11-03
TI Prepares Its Open DRM/KMS OMAP Driver   Linux Kernel   2011-10-15
Oracle Solaris At Least Has Intel KMS/DRI2   Oracle   2011-08-26
Samsung Puts Out New Open-Source ARM DRM Driver   Arm   2011-08-26
GEM/KMS On FreeBSD Is Working, But Not Ready   BSD   2011-07-04
Will NVIDIA Optimus Inevitably Come To Linux?   NVIDIA   2011-04-25
Intel Mesa Gives Problems With KDE's KWin, Again   Mesa   2011-04-18
"A Clear Example Of Why DRM Has Been Problematic"   Linux Kernel   2011-03-24
Wayland, Dumb Frame-Buffers & Embedded SoCs   Wayland   2011-03-23
Kernel Mode-Setting, GEM, DRI Progresses On FreeBSD   Free Software   2011-02-25
Videos Of The Graphics Talks From Linux.Conf.Au 2011   X.Org   2011-01-30
A New QEMU QXL Driver Uses UXA   X.Org   2011-01-26
A Guide To How Graphics Cards Work   X.Org   2011-01-21
The VIA TTM/GEM Patch Appears Ready   X.Org   2011-01-17
The 3Dfx KMS Developer Now Working On VIA TTM   X.Org   2010-12-28
Texas Instruments Puts Out A New Open-Source Driver   Linux Kernel   2010-12-18
No KMS? No Mesa? Run Wayland Off A Linux Framebuffer!   Wayland   2010-11-22
A Short Video Tour Of The Wayland Display Server   Wayland   2010-11-20
Linus: What's Wrong With The Whole DRM Crowd?   Linux Kernel   2010-11-19
Genode OS Now Has A LiveCD Demo With Gallium3D   Operating Systems   2010-11-16
NVIDIA Says It Has No Plans To Support Wayland   Wayland   2010-11-08
Mixed Feelings Over The PSCNV Nouveau Driver Fork   Nouveau   2010-10-30
The State, Direction Of The PSCNV Nouveau Fork   Nouveau   2010-10-27
FreeBSD Will Pay For Some KMS & GEM Love   BSD   2010-10-22
Intel Pulls In ShadowFB Support For KMS   Intel   2010-09-08
Well, There Is No i8xx Fix For Ubuntu 10.10   Ubuntu   2010-09-07
Intel Comes Up With An Alternative To Bringing Back UMS   Intel   2010-08-26
Gallium3D, GEM Ported To Genode OS   Operating Systems   2010-08-11
Missing From Linux 2.6.36: VIA's TTM/GEM DRM   X.Org   2010-08-10
Intel's GEM-Free UMS Driver Still Doesn't Fix Things   Intel   2010-08-08
What Will Mesa's New GLSL Compiler Provide?   Mesa   2010-07-23
Re-Introducing GEM-Free UMS Support In The Intel Driver   Intel   2010-07-21
VIA's Linux Dreams Are Not Materializing   X.Org   2010-05-24
The Loser In Our Windows vs. Linux Tests: Intel Graphics   Intel   2010-04-30
Ubuntu 10.04 Is Hit By Major X.Org Memory Leak   Ubuntu   2010-04-21
Intel & The Shortcomings Of Gallium3D   Intel   2010-04-13
GPU Offloading PRIME May Get Improvements   Google   2010-03-20
Proof Of Concept: Open-Source Multi-GPU Rendering!   X.Org   2010-03-12
Wayland Losing Its Eagle-Specific EGL Bits   Wayland   2010-01-24
PathScale To Port Nouveau To OpenSolaris   Nouveau   2010-01-23
Intel's New Clarkdale IGP On Linux Not So Pleasant   Intel   2010-01-22
Intel Prepares Its Major Q4'09 Driver Update   Intel   2009-11-30
DRM Change Continues To Cause Debate   Linux Kernel   2009-11-29
Intel's Special Driver For Poulsbo Uses Gallium3D   Intel   2009-11-02
DRM Development Documentation (TTM, GEM, KMS, etc)   Mesa   2009-10-26
KMS, GEM Comes To Linux Mobile Phone   X.Org   2009-08-18
Intel Releases xf86-video-intel 2.8 RC Driver   Intel   2009-07-13
The Future Of EGL On Linux With Mesa, Eagle   Mesa   2009-07-08
TTM, Radeon KMS Pull Request Goes In   Linux Kernel   2009-06-14
TTM Memory Manager Gets Ready For Release   X.Org   2009-06-10
Radeon KMS, New TTM Code Works But Needs Testing   X.Org   2009-04-30
Intel Releases New Driver, Kills EXA/DRI1   Intel   2009-04-29
Packard Talks About Ongoing Intel Linux Work   Intel   2009-04-25
Will Intel Completely Drop Support For EXA?   Intel   2009-04-24
Intel Linux Driver Kills The Netbook Experience   Intel   2009-04-22
Linux Supports More Filesystems With 2.6.30-rc1   Linux Kernel   2009-04-08
Mesa 7.4 Released, Fixes The 7.3 Bugs   Mesa   2009-03-27
Canonical To Not Enable UXA, Too Problematic   Ubuntu   2009-03-26
Linux 2.6.29 Kernel Released; Hello KMS and Btrfs!   Linux Storage   2009-03-23
A Clutter Backend For The Wayland Display Server   Wayland   2009-03-11
Intel Updates Its X.Org Driver Again   Intel   2009-03-03
Intel Pushes Out A Big Bug-Fix X.Org Driver Update   Intel   2009-02-24
Wayland's Eagle EGL Stack Gets Working DRI2   Wayland   2009-02-16
Intel TTM Officially Dies, Code Stripped Away In Mesa   Mesa   2009-02-12
Rewriting The Radeon 3D Support In Mesa   Radeon   2009-02-12
Intel Considering VDPAU Support For X.Org Driver   Intel   2009-02-08
Intel's Poulsbo Driver A Bloody Mess?   Intel   2009-01-31
TTM-based OpenChrome In A Working State   X.Org   2009-01-21
X.Org Talks Planned For FOSDEM 2009   X.Org   2009-01-15
Gallium3D To Enter Mainline Mesa Code   Mesa   2009-01-12
Mesa 7.3 Gets Primed With GLSL 1.20, GEM, DRI2   Mesa   2009-01-08
Tungsten Creates New VIA 3D Stack   Mesa   2009-01-07
No X Server 1.6 Release In Sight   X.Org   2009-01-05
Phoronix 2008 Linux Coverage Recap   Phoronix   2008-12-31
Kernel Mode-Setting Push For Linux 2.6.29 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2008-12-29
Linux 2.6.28 Kernel Released   Linux Kernel   2008-12-24
Intel 2.6 RC1 X.Org Driver Brings DRI2, XvMC   Intel   2008-12-15
Linux 2.6.28-rc8 Kernel Released   Linux Kernel   2008-12-10
Dual X Servers Running Side-By-Side With Wayland   Wayland   2008-12-10
Intel Driver Gets DRI2, KMS Approaching   Intel   2008-12-05
X.Org Talks @ FOSDEM 2009   X.Org   2008-12-02
Firefox 3.1, Linux 2.6.28 Enter Ubuntu 9.04   Ubuntu   2008-11-29
Linux 2.6.28-rc6 Kernel Released   Linux Kernel   2008-11-21
Linux 2.6.28-rc5 Kernel Released   Linux Kernel   2008-11-16
Intel Pushes Out New GEM, KMS Patches   X.Org   2008-11-08
More Work On Red Hat's Wayland Project   Wayland   2008-11-06
Getting KMS Ready For Linux 2.6.29 Kernel   X.Org   2008-10-30
More DRM Patches For Linux 2.6.28 Kernel   X.Org   2008-10-23
Intel 2.5.0 Graphics Driver Released   Intel   2008-10-20
Linus On GEM Patches: UNTESTED CRAP   Linux Kernel   2008-10-17
GEM Patches Submitted For Linux 2.6.28-rc1   Linux Kernel   2008-10-16
DRI2 Protocol Gets Updated, Again   X.Org   2008-10-15
Linux 2.6.27 Kernel Released   Linux Kernel   2008-10-10
Intel's GEM Coming In Linux 2.6.28 Kernel   Intel   2008-10-04
Mesa 7.2 Has Been Released   Mesa   2008-09-20
Keith Packard Clarifies EXA+UXA Work   Intel   2008-09-05
XDS 2008 Day 2 Audio Recordings   X.Org   2008-09-04
Intel Provides Update, Plans For GEM   X.Org   2008-09-04
Revised DRI2 Enters Mesa, X Server   Mesa   2008-08-29
A GEM-ified TTM Manager For Radeon   X.Org   2008-08-26
More On GEM & Intel's Next Driver   Intel   2008-08-10
Intel's GEM Driver Enters Mainline Code   Intel   2008-08-08
A New Acceleration Architecture For X   Intel   2008-08-06
X.Org 7.4 To Lose DRI2 Support   X.Org   2008-08-04
Planning Intel's Next Driver Release   Intel   2008-07-31
The Status Of DRI2, GEM, KMS, Etc...   X.Org   2008-07-21
Red Hat Replaces RHGB With Plymouth   Fedora   2008-07-08
A Technical Explanation Of Intel's GEM   Intel   2008-07-04
libdrm Updated For X.Org 7.4, Mesa 7.1   X.Org   2008-07-01
Intel Driver Gets XvMC Improvements   Intel   2008-06-28
Intel's GEM Merging To Master   Intel   2008-06-12
Intel's Graphics Execution Manager   X.Org   2008-05-14