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

Tomoya Tabuchi t at
Wed Aug 17 06:23:14 UTC 2016


I'd like to know what 'IFCed to HEAD' means. I'm quite new to FreeBSD.

Thank you for your work. Looking forward to running FreeBSD on my laptop
with graphics.

Thanks in advance.


On Tue, Aug 16, 2016 at 12:12:44AM -0700, Matthew Macy 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
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