Kernel Mode-Setting Push For Linux 2.6.29 Kernel
Phoronix: Kernel Mode-Setting Push For Linux 2.6.29 Kernel
David Airlie has just called upon Linus Torvalds to pull the kernel mode-setting framework and Intel KMS driver support into the Linux 2.6.29 kernel. If you're a faithful Phoronix reader this shouldn't come as a surprise since Intel, Red Hat, and others have been busy hacking away at kernel mode-setting to get it ready to merge. The core kernel mode-setting code will now be in the next mainline kernel release along with the Intel i915 KMS driver, but the kernel must be built with the CONFIG_DRM_I915_KMS option since KMS isn't yet enabled by default...