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    Default Samsung DRM Driver Could Make It Into The Kernel

    Phoronix: Samsung DRM Driver Could Make It Into The Kernel

    Last week I wrote about Samsung releasing code to a new DRM driver for one of their ARM SoCs, the Exynos 4210 that's used by the Samsung Galaxy S II and other mobile devices. It looks like this open-source kernel driver from Samsung stands a chance as being the first ARM driver to be accepted into the DRM area of the mainline Linux kernel...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=OTg1NQ

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    the driver contains no userspace interfaces beyond standard KMS ones, you can't use to submit command streams to any hidden 3D piece etc.

    The Freescale iMX51 driver is off a similiar setup.

    Once they get to command submission things get back to the same place.

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