NVIDIA has once again managed same-day Linux support for their newest graphics processors...
While the Linux 3.17 kernel isn't being released for a few weeks, we already have a good idea for the DRM graphics driver improvements coming for the Linux 3.18 cycle...
With the Linux 3.16 kernel is Intel graphics driver support for Userptr, allows user-space to wrap up malloc'ed memory and turn them into GEM buffer objects. Besides the Intel DDX support, there's now userptr support within Mesa's DRM library...
For users of the unofficial Intel Gallium3D driver, ILO, it's been updated with some minor improvements...
With how long xf86-video-intel 3.0 is taking to be released as stable, one has to wonder whether Wayland will take over the Linux desktop prior to this DDX release.....
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