gfx-next update: drm-4.8-rc2 tagged in drm-next

Matthew Macy mmacy at
Tue Aug 16 07:12:57 UTC 2016

As of this moment sys/dev/drm in the drm-next tree is sync with drivers/gpu/drm (albeit only for the subset of drivers that FreeBSD supports -  i915, radeon, and amdgpu). I feel this is a bit of a milestone as it means that it is possible that in the future graphics support on FreeBSD could proceed in lockstep with Linux. 

In addition I have IFCed both drm-next-4.6 and drm-next to HEAD as of today.

Once I'm done working on Kaby Lake support I intend to get radeon and amdgpu to the point where they work as well as i915. Following that we'll need to spend some time resolving general correctness issues.


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