Wednesday, November 28, 2012

i915/GEM Crashcourse, Part 3

In previous installments of this series we've looked at how the gpu can access memory and how to submit a workload to the gpu. Now we will look at some of the corner cases in more detail. See the i915/GEM crashcourse overview for links to the other parts of this series.

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Neat drm/i915 stuff for 3.8

So kernel 3.7 hasn't even shipped yet, but we're already lining up all the ducks for 3.8. And since feature wise I don't expect anything massive any more on top (since the feature merge period will close rsn) I've figured I might do the overview as well a bit earlier:

Thursday, November 1, 2012

i915/GEM Crashcourse, Part 2

After the previous installement this part will cover command submission to the gpu. See the i915/GEM crashcourse overview for links to the other parts of this series.