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Cache Coherent Device Memory For HMM

Jerome Glisse at Red Hat continues working on Heterogeneous Memory Management for the mainline Linux kernel and hopefully will be merged soon. He's now extended HMM with cache-coherent device memory support.

15 June 2017 - CDM For HMM - 9 Comments
DRM Sync Objects Heading To Linux 4.13

David Airlie has queued up his own work on introducing the "DRM sync objects" concept into DRM-Next for in turn landing with the upcoming Linux 4.13 kernel.

14 June 2017 - DRM Sync Objects - 2 Comments
Running Intel Kabylake Graphics On Linux 4.12

Does the Linux 4.12 kernel bring any performance improvements for Intel graphics? Here are some OpenGL/Vulkan tests for Intel Kabylake graphics with Linux 4.10 vs. 4.11 vs. 4.12 when using Mesa 17.2-dev.

21 May 2017 - Linux 4.10 vs. 4.11 vs. 4.12 - 4 Comments
The New Features So Far For The Linux 4.12 Kernel

We are through week one of two for the Linux 4.12 kernel merge window. It's been a busy first week of 4.12, so for your viewing pleasure this weekend is a recap of some of the changes that landed over the past seven days.

7 May 2017 - Linux 4.12 Features - 9 Comments
DRM/FreeDesktop Code of Conduct Submitted To Linux 4.12

Earlier this week David Airlie sent in the big DRM pull request of new feature material for the Linux 4.12 kernel. That main pull request added in 457,052 lines of new code to the kernel while now a secondary pull request has been submitted that adds just 11 new lines.

5 May 2017 - Code of Conduct - 56 Comments

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