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kernel mode-setting Articles & Reviews

Nouveau GeForce 400/500 Fermi On Linux 3.1   Display Drivers   2011-08-05
Test Driving The QEMU-KVM KMS Driver   Display Drivers   2011-04-19
The Open-Source ATI Driver Is Becoming A Lot Faster   Display Drivers   2011-01-13
Talking About Kernel Mode-Setting   Display Drivers   2010-06-16
A Detailed Look At The ATI Linux Power Management   Display Drivers   2010-05-11
Catalyst vs. Mesa Performance With Ubuntu 10.04   Display Drivers   2010-03-29
Intel KMS vs. UMS With Ubuntu 10.04   Display Drivers   2010-03-26
ATI Radeon KMS vs. UMS With Ubuntu 10.04   Display Drivers   2010-03-18
An Update On The Boot & Power Performance In Ubuntu 10.04   Software   2010-02-25
Linux 2.6.32 Kernel Benchmarks   Software   2009-11-27
The Cost Of ATI Kernel Mode-Setting On Fedora 12   Display Drivers   2009-11-25
Intel Linux Graphics Shine With Fedora 12   Display Drivers   2009-11-20
ATI R600/700 3D Support In Fedora 12   Display Drivers   2009-10-26
AMD R600/700 2D Performance: Open vs. Closed Drivers   Display Drivers   2009-09-30
Early Linux 2.6.31 Kernel Benchmarks   Software   2009-07-08
ATI Radeon Driver Re-Write Still Has Work Left   Display Drivers   2009-06-12
Testing Out ATI Kernel Mode-Setting On Ubuntu   Display Drivers   2009-06-08
The State Of The Wayland Display Server   Software   2009-05-20
Does A Greedy Intel Driver Improve Performance?   Display Drivers   2009-04-15
Ubuntu 9.04 Beta vs. Fedora 11 Beta   Operating Systems   2009-03-31
Moblin V2 vs. Ubuntu Netbook Remix vs. Ubuntu MID   Operating Systems   2009-03-30
Nouveau Companion 43   Display Drivers   2009-03-19
Intel On Rebuilding The X.Org Linux Desktop   Display Drivers   2009-02-09
Nouveau Companion 42   Display Drivers   2009-01-20
Intel Linux Graphics Performance Q4'08   Display Drivers   2008-12-23
Nouveau Companion 41   Display Drivers   2008-12-11
Wayland: A New X Server For Linux   Software   2008-11-03
Nouveau Companion 40   Display Drivers   2008-10-29
A Closer Look At Red Hat's Plymouth   Software   2008-10-28
The State of Kernel Mode-Setting   Display Drivers   2008-10-01
A Preview Of Kernel-Based Mode-Setting   Display Drivers   2008-04-19
Gallium3D Status Update Q1'08   Display Drivers   2008-02-24

kernel mode-setting Linux & Open-Source News

GNOME Mutter 46 Beta A Win For Gamers & VM Users, Other Last Minute Changes Too   GNOME   2024-02-11
Linux 6.8 Dropping Support For Very Old Graphics Drivers   Linux Kernel   2023-12-07
Linux 6.8 To Add Atomic Mode-Setting Mouse Hotspots, Atomic Async Page Flip   Linux Kernel   2023-12-03
The VKMS Display Driver Continues Evolving Nicely For Headless Linux Systems   Linux Kernel   2023-10-24
GNOME 45's Mutter Implements A Dedicated KMS Thread   GNOME   2023-08-07
Linux Display Driver Worked On For A Popular & Low-Cost RISC-V SoC   Linux Kernel   2023-08-01
Open-Source Graphics Driver Updates Begin Queuing For Linux 6.6   Linux Kernel   2023-07-13
Improved AMD Color Management Being Worked On For The Steam Deck   Valve   2023-04-24
GNOME Shell & Mutter 44 Release Candidates Bring Last Minute Changes   GNOME   2023-03-07
Linux 6.3 Features Expected From AMD Auto IBRS To Pluton CRB TPM2 & Dropping Old Code   Linux Kernel   2023-01-23
Linux 6.3 To Remove Obsolete GPU Drivers: ATI Rage 128, 3Dfx, S3 Savage, i810 & More   Linux Kernel   2023-01-19
Linux 6.1 Graphics Driver Work Includes Intel Arc Improvements, New AMD GPU IP Blocks   Linux Kernel   2022-10-05
Renewed Talk Of User-Space Consoles, Accelerators In The DRM Subsystem   Linux Kernel   2022-09-16
Open-Source VIA DRM/KMS Driver "OpenChrome" Not Ready For Merging Into Linux 5.20   Linux Kernel   2022-07-31
Linux VKMS Driver Patches Making It Easier To Build Your Own Virtual Graphics Devices   X.Org   2022-07-25
Open-Source VIA Graphics Driver Hopes To Be Mainlined For Linux 5.20   Linux Kernel   2022-06-25
NVIDIA Publishes Signed Ampere Firmware To Finally Allow Accelerated Open-Source Support   NVIDIA   2022-04-11
More DRM Display/Graphics Driver Changes Readied For Linux 5.18   Linux Kernel   2022-02-24
OpenChrome DRM Driver For Open-Source VIA Continues To See Some Activity In 2022   Linux Kernel   2022-02-22
Wayland's Weston 10.0 Compositor Released With DMA-BUF Feedback, Libseat Support   Wayland   2022-02-01
GNOME 42 Lands DRM Privacy Screen Support   GNOME   2022-01-25
Linux 5.17 Patch Can Help With Systemd-Less System Security, May Break Some Old Drivers   Linux Security   2022-01-04
Nouveau Lights Up The NVIDIA RTX 3060 GPU Open-Source Support   Nouveau   2021-11-18
AMD Leveraging VKMS Driver To Improve Its Virtual Display Support   Radeon   2021-07-13
Microsoft's Hyper-V DRM Display Driver Will Land For Linux 5.14   Microsoft   2021-06-09
Intel Working On TTM Integration For Discrete vRAM Management   Intel   2021-05-18
Linux 5.14 To Bring SimpleDRM Driver, VC4 HDR, Marks More AGP Code As Legacy   Linux Kernel   2021-05-13
The 11 Most Interesting Features For Linux 5.11 - Lots For AMD + Intel This Cycle   Linux Kernel   2021-02-12
Nouveau With Linux 5.12 Has ~5k L.O.C. Change In Preparing For Ampere   Nouveau   2021-02-12
Open-Source NVIDIA Changes Sent In For Linux 5.12   Nouveau   2021-01-29
Linux 5.11-rc4 Released With NVIDIA RTX 30 Mode-Setting, Haswell GT1 Graphics Restored   Linux Kernel   2021-01-17
Linus Torvalds Decides To Land NVIDIA RTX 30 "Ampere" Support In Linux 5.11   Linux Kernel   2021-01-15
Open-Source "Nouveau" Driver Now Supports NVIDIA Ampere - But Without 3D Acceleration   Nouveau   2021-01-14
Raspberry Pi "VC4" DRM Driver Sees 10/12 BPC Color Depth With Linux 5.12   Raspberry Pi   2021-01-06
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 30 Series Linux Driver/Support Expectations   NVIDIA   2020-09-15
Intel Lands Adaptive-Sync/VRR Into Modesetting X.Org Driver   Intel   2020-09-08
Linux 5.10 To Bring Support For Matrox G200 Desktop Graphics Cards   Hardware   2020-08-26
GNOME 3.36 Beta 2 Released With Initial Setup Parental Controls, Lock-Screen USB Disable   GNOME   2020-02-18
Red Hat Recommends Disabling The Intel Linux Graphics Driver Over Hardware Flaw   Red Hat   2020-01-16
From Botched Releases To Exciting New Features, Fedora Saw A Lot Of Changes During The 2010s   Fedora   2019-12-24
The Biggest Open-Source / Linux Radeon News Of The 2010s   Radeon   2019-12-18
Before Ending 2019, Vintage SiS X.Org Driver Sees A New Release   X.Org   2019-12-04
The Open-Source NVIDIA Driver Will End Out 2019 In Poor Shape Still For Newer GPUs   Nouveau   2019-11-24
Virtual KMS Driver To Work On Virtual Refresh Rate Support (FreeSync)   X.Org   2019-11-10
OpenChrome Still Aspiring For Open-Source VIA Graphics, But Not Going Mainline This Year   X.Org   2019-10-23
VKMS Getting PRIME Import Support For Helping To Test Linux's PRIME Functionality   X.Org   2019-08-26
Valve's ACO Compiler, Zink, FreeSync & Other Topics To Be Talked About At XDC 2019   X.Org   2019-08-06
GNOME's Mutter Begins Landing Transactional KMS Support   GNOME   2019-06-20
Nouveau Gets Initial Support For NVIDIA TU117 (GeForce GTX 1650)   Nouveau   2019-05-10
Open-Source NVIDIA "Nouveau" Driver Sees Few Changes For Linux 5.2   Nouveau   2019-05-01
Stadia, Web Browsers, GNOME 3.32 & Jetson Nano Dominated Linux Interest In March   Phoronix   2019-04-01
A DRM-Based Linux Oops Viewer Is Being Proposed Again - Similar To Blue Screen of Death   Linux Kernel   2019-03-10
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Launch Today - Supported By The NVIDIA Linux Driver, No Nouveau Yet   NVIDIA   2019-02-22
The Most Interesting Highlights To The Linux 5.0 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2019-02-22
Open-Source NVIDIA "Nouveau" DRM Changes Begin Queuing Ahead Of Linux 5.1   Nouveau   2019-02-13
IGT Is Helping Keep Intel's Display Driver & Other DRM/KMS Drivers In Good Shape   Intel   2019-02-08
Intel's Linux 5.1 Graphics Driver Will Have Fastboot By Default, More Icelake Bits   Intel   2019-02-02
Mesa To See Better Infrastructure For Supporting Render-Only GPUs   Mesa   2019-01-27
Nouveau Open-Source Driver Will Now Work With NVIDIA RTX 2080 Ti On Linux 5.0   Nouveau   2019-01-18
Nouveau Lands Initial Open-Source NVIDIA Turing Support - But No GPU Acceleration   Nouveau   2018-12-11
A Final Batch Of DRM-Misc-Next Updates Before Linux 4.21   Hardware   2018-12-07
A Radeon RX 590 Workaround For Linux But With Abysmal Performance   Radeon   2018-11-29
Google's Pixel 3 Is Using The MSM DRM Driver, More Android Phones Moving To DRM/KMS Code   Google   2018-11-17
Virtual KMS Is Working On Wayland Support Plus Other Additions   X.Org   2018-10-02
NVIDIA Publishes Signed Volta Firmware Images For Enabling Open-Source Driver Support   NVIDIA   2018-10-01
Nouveau Developers Begin Reverse-Engineering NVIDIA Turing Driver Support   NVIDIA   2018-09-20
VKMS Driver Getting Cursor Support In The Next Kernel Cycle   Linux Kernel   2018-09-14
Outreachy Had 41 Interns Complete Their Work This Summer   Free Software   2018-09-02
DRM-Misc Begins Preparing For The Linux 4.20~5.0 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2018-08-31
The DRM GPU Scheduler Got Beefed Up This Summer, More Improvements Possible   Linux Kernel   2018-08-28
XDC2018 Will Have Many Interesting Talks On Vulkan, AR/VR, Wayland & More   X.Org   2018-08-12
Armada DRM Driver Wires In Atomic Mode-Setting For Linux 4.19   Linux Kernel   2018-08-01
Freedreno's MSM DRM Driver In Linux 4.19 Getting "DPU1" Support For SDM845+ Support   Linux Kernel   2018-07-30
The DRM Changes Coming With The Linux 4.19 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2018-07-25
The State Of The VKMS Driver, Preparations For vBlank & Page Flip Events   Linux Kernel   2018-07-16
Virtual Kernel Mode-Setting Driver Being Added To Linux 4.19   Linux Kernel   2018-07-12
USB Type-C DisplayPort Alternate Mode Driver Coming To Linux 4.19   Linux Kernel   2018-07-10
Open-Source NVIDIA Volta GV100 Support Queued For Linux 4.18   Nouveau   2018-05-18
A Remote KMS Linux Backend Is Being Worked On That Could Work With VNC   X.Org   2018-05-17
Initial Open-Source Volta Support Lands In Nouveau For Linux 4.18   Nouveau   2018-05-08
The Most Interesting Google GSoC 2018 Projects: QEMU Vulkan, Virtual KMS, Nautilus GTK4   Google   2018-04-24
NVIDIA Publishes Reference Documentation For Volta's Display Hardware   NVIDIA   2018-04-12
OpenChrome KMS Can Now Do Runtime Resolution Changes, Hopes To Go Mainline In 2018   Hardware   2018-03-11
Raspberry Pi VC4 Working On Polishing KMS Support, Continued VC5 Progress   Raspberry Pi   2018-02-13
NVIDIA Sends Out Signed Firmware Images For GP108 Pascal GPUs   NVIDIA   2017-12-21
VIA Graphics & Other Vintage GPUs Still Interest At Least One Developer In 2017   Hardware   2017-09-22
XDC2017 To Feature Update On New Memory Allocation API, HDR, GPGPU, GLVND   X.Org   2017-08-21
OpenIndiana Hipster 2017.04 Adds USB 3.0 Support   Operating Systems   2017-05-03
Pascal Is Now Supported By The Nouveau X.Org Driver   Nouveau   2017-03-30
Initial Open-Source Accelerated Support Comes To Nouveau For GTX 1050/1060/1070/1080   Nouveau   2017-03-01
The End Of An Era: A Look Back At The Most Popular Solaris Milestones & News   Oracle   2017-01-19
Eight Features You Will Not Find In The Mainline Linux 4.8 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2016-08-11
DRM Panic Handling Is Back To Being Talked About   Linux Kernel   2016-08-10
The Big DRM Graphics Pull For Linux 4.8: AMDGPU OverDrive, Nouveau Pascal, ARM Mali Driver   Linux Kernel   2016-08-02
Nouveau DRM Code Updated For Linux 4.8   Nouveau   2016-07-15
Mediatek DRM Driver Added For Linux 4.7 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2016-05-10
Raspbian Now Ships With Experimental Support For The New VC4 OpenGL Driver   Debian   2016-02-09
Open-Source / Linux Enthusiasts Have A Lot To Be Thankful For This Year   Free Software   2015-12-30
For Those Dealing With Binary Blobs, NVIDIA Continues Owning The Linux Desktop   NVIDIA   2015-12-30
VIA OpenChrome KMS Support Might Be Revived With Mainline Ambitions   Linux Kernel   2015-12-12
A Call To Move Games Outside Of Linux Desktop Environments, Own Wayland/KMS Setup   KDE   2015-12-10
Linux 4.4 DRM Pull Has Raspberry Pi Driver, AMDGPU Improvements   Hardware   2015-11-08
Raspberry Pi KMS Driver Updated   Raspberry Pi   2015-10-10
Running Some Fresh BSD vs. Linux Benchmarks   BSD   2015-10-08
Keith Packard Talks About Sustaining X11's Development   X.Org   2015-09-18
Linux 4.3 Will Let Skylake Graphics Play Out-Of-The-Box   Intel   2015-08-26
Matrox DRM/KMS Driver Gets New Hardware Support In Linux 4.3   Hardware   2015-08-24
Early Intel Skylake Linux Users May Run Into A Silly Issue   Intel   2015-08-15
Working Around The Intel Core i7 5775C Broadwell Stability Issue On Linux   Intel   2015-07-05
Intel Has More Graphics Code For Testing, Plans For Linux 4.3   Intel   2015-07-04
Linux 4.0, Systemd & AMD's Tiger Team Were The Major Linux Stories This Month   Hardware   2015-05-31
NVIDIA's Proprietary Driver Is Moving Closer With Kernel Mode-Setting   NVIDIA   2015-05-23
The Plans For The New VIA Gallium3D Driver & DRM/KMS Linux Driver   Hardware   2015-01-13
The GTX 970/980 Maxwell GPUs Light Up With Nouveau On Linux 3.19   Nouveau   2015-01-10
The Top AMD, Intel & NVIDIA Linux News For 2014   Hardware   2014-12-30
Intel Has Last Round Of DRM Changes For Linux 3.19, Starts Dropping DRI1/UMS   Intel   2014-11-28
NVIDIA Presents Its Driver Plans To Support Mir/Wayland & KMS On Linux   NVIDIA   2014-10-10
X.Org Server 1.17 Likely To Have Built-In KMS Modesetting Driver   X.Org   2014-09-12
FreeBSD's New VT Console Continues To Progress With Features   BSD   2014-06-19
Fedora Rawhide Can Now Run The X.Org Server Without Root Rights   X.Org   2014-06-16
Open-Source NVIDIA Changes Are Exciting For Linux 3.16   Nouveau   2014-06-04
FreeBSD 9.3 Is In Beta, Adds Radeon KMS & Xen HVM   BSD   2014-06-01
OpenChrome: There's Apparently Not Much Left   Hardware   2014-05-21
Intel Begins Lining Up Their Graphics Changes For Linux 3.16   Intel   2014-04-28
Trying Out Radeon R9 290 Graphics On Open-Source   Radeon   2014-04-16
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 Maxwell GPUs Light Up On Linux 3.15   Nouveau   2014-04-14
Intel UMS Support To Be Eliminated In Linux 3.16 Kernel   Intel   2014-03-31
Nouveau In Linux 3.15: Maxwell Support, GPU Fault Recovery Work   Nouveau   2014-03-26
Looking Forward To The Linux 3.15 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2014-03-19
Intel GPU Tools 1.6 Brings Broadwell Tests, Updated Android Support   Intel   2014-03-14
Red Hat Makes A Suid Root Wrapper For Xorg   Red Hat   2014-03-05
Intel GMA500 Poulsbo Driver Finally Works Towards 2D   Intel   2014-01-21
KMS Drivers Break The Console In FreeBSD 10   BSD   2014-01-06
It's Easy Getting Intel Graphics To Work On SteamOS   Linux Gaming   2013-12-15
The DRM/KMS Drivers In The Linux 3.13 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2013-12-02
OpenBSD 5.4 Has New Hardware Support, Intel DRM   BSD   2013-11-01
"Atomic Display Framework" Shown For Linux   Google   2013-08-29
AMD Radeon Driver Support To Land In FreeBSD 10.0   BSD   2013-08-19
OpenBSD Now Has AMD Radeon KMS Graphics   Radeon   2013-08-14
Canonical Starts Work On Mir Multi-Monitor Handling   Ubuntu   2013-07-31
Running PC-BSD/FreeBSD 9.1 On Intel's Core i7 Haswell   Intel   2013-07-30
Interesting Features For FreeBSD 10   BSD   2013-07-22
Android's HWComposer Being Toyed With On KMS   Free Software   2013-07-17
DRM Changes In Linux 3.11 Might Be The Biggest Ever   Linux Kernel   2013-06-30
AMD Radeon KMS Still Being Ported To FreeBSD   Radeon   2013-06-21
VIA OpenChrome KMS Driver Finally Goes For Mainline   Hardware   2013-05-26
DRM Pull Request Submitted For Linux 3.10 Kernel   Free Software   2013-05-03
AMD Kernel Mode-Setting Continues On FreeBSD   AMD   2013-04-13
OpenChrome Driver Is Far From Feature Complete   Linux Kernel   2013-04-06
Intel Driver Update Supports OpenBSD KMS   Intel   2013-04-06