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Wednesday, April 6 • 10:00am - 10:50am
Atomic Display Support in Upstream - Daniel Vetter, Intel

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Atomic display update support has finally landed in the upstream DRM graphics kernel subsystem and a bunch of drivers are converted or in the process of being converted. This talk will look at the internals from a driver's writer point of view, covering the atomic helper library, how it all can be (ab)used for certain cases and how to implement certain common hardware features. It will also look a bit at the overall ecosystem like upstream atomic support in Android, CrOS and wayland - and why upstream atomic is really the new display API to rule them all, plus take a look at what's still being worked on for the near future.

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Daniel Vetter

Intel
Daniel Vetter is the maintainer of the Intel drm/i915 graphics driver since a few years. Besides the usual maintainer duties and feature work he spends a sizeable amount of time in trying to rectify past mistakes in the drm subsystem and applying the lesson's learned for developing new features. He is working at the Intel Open Source Technology Center.


Wednesday April 6, 2016 10:00am - 10:50am
Harbor Ballroom G

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