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Thread: VIA Rolls Out Chrome 9 DRM, Pushes For Kernel

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    Default VIA Rolls Out Chrome 9 DRM, Pushes For Kernel

    Phoronix: VIA Rolls Out Chrome 9 DRM, Pushes For Kernel

    It has been a while since we last had any major to report on VIA with their open-source efforts, but this morning they have finally published DRM code that supports their Chrome 9 IGP hardware. The announcement regarding this new Chrome 9 DRM was made on the dri-devel list and was made up of three patches.This new Direct Rendering Manager code from VIA amounts to about 5,000 lines of C code and about 1,500 lines of code for the header files...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=NzM4Ng

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    Yep,

    It will most likely be in for 2.6.32, Linus already expressed the intent of making 2.6.31 stabilize soon: http://lkml.org/lkml/2009/7/4/76

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    Quote Originally Posted by mendieta View Post
    Yep,

    It will most likely be in for 2.6.32, Linus already expressed the intent of making 2.6.31 stabilize soon: http://lkml.org/lkml/2009/7/4/76
    There's no way it could make it into 2.6.31, Linus would kill you, only in rc1/merge window and sometimes if there are exception it could be merged with rc2.

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