[Intel-gfx] i965 / i915 and what else?
kenneth at whitecape.org
Thu Dec 9 17:39:11 PST 2010
On Thursday, December 09, 2010 05:12:53 pm Journeyer Hum wrote:
> Hi Chris and people on this list,
> Thank you for your kind answer.
> I understood that there is i915, i965 and some other generations of
> And I've been told that there is i915 linux frame buffer driver(as a kernel
> My question is if there is another frame buffer driver for i965 chipsets?
> Does i915 linux frame buffer driver covers all intel chipsets(includes i965
> and later)?
Yes, the "i915" kernel module actually supports i965 as well - anything gen3
or later. As far as I know, only the 3D OpenGL driver (mesa) has separate
i915 and i965 drivers.
> If i965 linux frame buffer driver exsists, what is the version of the
> kernel from which I can find it?
> And lastly, What is the latest linux frame buffer driver which supports
> latest intel chipsets(i965 and later)?
> Thank you very much in advance.
> Jeonghum from Seoul
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