Call for testing: drm/i915 update to Linux 3.14
dillon at backplane.com
Mon May 11 11:48:28 PDT 2015
Appears to be stable on Broadwell with accel turned off. Not stable
w/accel turned on. Makes for a nice 2D desktop on my broadwell based
BRIX. Video works pretty well too. Dual-head works.
On Fri, May 8, 2015 at 2:23 AM, Carsten Mattner <carstenmattner at gmail.com>
> On Fri, May 8, 2015 at 8:42 AM, Francois Tigeot <ftigeot at wolfpond.org>
> > On Sat, May 02, 2015 at 10:09:01PM +0200, Francois Tigeot wrote:
> >> I have prepared an update of the drm/i915 gpu driver to Linux 3.14
> > [...]
> >> I'm confident this branch doesn't introduce any major regression.
> >> Given the scope of the changes it's worth it to give it some extented
> >> testing before pushing it to -master though.
> > And no negative feedback was ever received, this code is now on -master.
> It's great you're getting ever closer to current kernel.org. Keep up the
> good work!
> > TBH, it appears not all Broadwell SKUs are supported yet but this update
> > is still an improvement.
> There was no Broadwell available when 3.14 came out so it's unsurprising
> the bringup is incomplete. For good Broadwell support I wouldn't bet on
> anything older than 3.19 drm but earlier may work.
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