Phoronix: VIA Kernel Mode-Setting Almost Handles LVDS

While the Intel, Radeon, and Nouveau DRM drivers are now mature with kernel mode-setting -- and the Intel Poulsbo KMS driver is even getting ready to leave the staging area -- there's still one fairly common name missing from the desktop Linux KMS scene: VIA Technologies. While VIA defenestrated their open-source efforts and completely blew their TODO list, James Simmons, an independent developer, has basically been the community VIA development source...

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