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

Ben Woods woodsb02 at
Tue Aug 16 10:45:04 UTC 2016

On Tuesday, 16 August 2016, Matthew Macy <mmacy at> wrote:

> 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.
> -M

May I just say, congratulations on the great milestone, and thank you very
much for your efforts!

I owe you beer.



From: Benjamin Woods
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