Samsung Puts Out New Open-Source ARM DRM Driver
Phoronix: Samsung Puts Out New Open-Source ARM DRM Driver
Samsung has published the code to a new open-source DRM driver for its EXYNOS4210 System-On-a-Chip. The EXYNOS4210 has impressive 3D graphics capabilities, uses the dual-core ARM Cortex A9 processor, and is used in various smart-phones. The Samsung Galaxy S II is one of the smart-phones using the Exynos 4210 SoC. Samsung is hoping to push this DRM driver into the mainline Linux kernel...
Open the whole stack or GTFO!
Not that it mattered, but I fully support the "open the whole thing up or shove it up your ass" attitude among the kernel developers. Why the hell should they volunteer to maintain something that's even remotely useful only when used by some binary crap from user space?