Phoronix: The Staging Merge For Linux 3.2 Kernel Is Huge
Linus Torvalds was worried that the Linux 3.2 kernel might be of a worrying size due to the belated release of Linux 3.1. Merge requests are now starting to come in for the Linux 3.2 kernel and the staging merge alone touches several hundred thousand lines of code...
Changes for crystalhd?
Hopefully, that means that the 970015 code is being added. Previously, the 970015 driver had to be built separately since the in-kernel driver only supported 970010 and 970012. Time to dig into the changes to see if that is, in fact, what they're doing. Would be really nice and help to provide out-of-the-box crystalhd 970015 support.
*** that means, for anyone interested, that you snap in a crystalhd chip and get to watch h264 videos with hardware acceleration withOUT having to add any weird proprietary drivers (i.e. nvidia), or any decoders that are legally questionably (i.e. ffmpeg).
Edit: drat, doesn't mean that. Just nonsense updates to a dated driver.
Last edited by droidhacker; 10-25-2011 at 01:07 PM.