Sunday, 20 December 2015

The Nexus 4 & 7 Will Be Closer To Handling An Upstream Linux Kernel

Rob Clark submitted his MSM-Next DRM driver changes today in preparation for the Linux 4.5 kernel cycle.

He was quick to note that with this MSM DRM driver update from the Freedreno project there is now DSI support for Qualcomm's MSM8960 and APQ8064 hardware. He explains the impact as, "should be helpful for getting an upstream kernel working on nexus7/nexus4/etc." DSI is short for the Display Serial Interface and is a MIPI specification for communicating between the host and display device.

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Also: Exynos DRM In Linux 4.5 To Support Runtime Power Management

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Read the full article here by Tux Machines
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