4.6 DRM/i915 update CFT (Sandy Bridge?)/IvyBridge/Haswell/Broadwell/SkyLake/KabyLake supported

Slawa Olhovchenkov slw at zxy.spb.ru
Sun May 22 08:14:26 UTC 2016

On Sun, May 22, 2016 at 12:26:49AM -0700, Matthew Macy wrote:

> I'm happy to announce a call for testers for the 4.6 update of drm and 
> i915. The driver has been successfully tested on IvyBridge, Haswell, 
> Broadwell and Skylake. At least basic HW 3D acceleration should work, 
> VGA and DP out are known to work. Video decode has only been tried 
> once and that did not work. 
> At this point I'm most interested in taking an inventory of what is 
> broken where. My priorities are common sense: 
> a) stability 
> b) fixing 2D artifacts 
> c) fixing 3D problems 
> d) video decode 
> d) output support 
> e) other features 
> At this time "prime" (needed for switching between GPUs, compute 
> APIs, and DRI3) is not yet supported. All the pieces are in place but 
> support existing functionality is a higher priority. Userptr (mapping 
> user memory in to the driver) requires VM changes. Support is 
> planned, but likely post-11. 

Can you do commit placeholder changes for VM for future MFC?

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