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Thread: Intel DRM Driver Gets Support For Multiple Power Wells

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    Default Intel DRM Driver Gets Support For Multiple Power Wells

    Phoronix: Intel DRM Driver Gets Support For Multiple Power Wells

    As hopefully a sign that Intel will soon be publishing their open-source graphics driver code for next year's Broadwell platform, new patches emerged today for supporting multiple power wells to be present on "upcoming hardware" out of Intel...

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

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    What is multiple power wells?

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    Quote Originally Posted by sarmad View Post
    What is multiple power wells?
    I guess from the description that they mean parts of the processor that can be powered up/down separately.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JanC View Post
    I guess from the description that they mean parts of the processor that can be powered up/down separately.
    That would be nice. Should save a lot of battery life.

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