What Do You Want From Linux GPU Drivers In 2010?
Phoronix: What Do You Want From Linux GPU Drivers In 2010?
Where there are the 2009 Linux Graphics Survey results from a few months back, we are interested in hearing what you would like from Linux graphics drivers in 2010. Whether it be specific features, overall improvements, a change in policies, or anything else that influences your Linux graphics experience.In terms of 3D, on the open-source side there is Gallium3D coming and other core Mesa improvements that we have been talking about as of late, but what about with ATI/AMD and NVIDIA with their binary drivers? Both companies will be introducing new features in their binary Linux drivers in 2010, but what do you hope they provide?Let us know...
Seamless Switchable graphics
I want seamless switchable graphics capabilities in Linux. In the last couple of years, we've seen a proliferation of the switchable graphics model in laptops, and Windows 7 and OSX have picked up the trend and offer full and partial support for it.
Although the community Linux has made inroads in starting to support this, it's still not as feature complete as the aforementioned commercial OSses.
I've been compiling information on switchable graphics features in Linux for more than a year now, mostly on this website and bug report: