[ANNOUNCE] Intel Releases IGD OpRegion Specification

Maxim Levitsky maximlevitsky at gmail.com
Fri Oct 3 01:52:45 PDT 2008

Jesse Barnes wrote:
> The Intel Open Source Technology Center is pleased to announce the immediate 
> availability of the ACPI Integrated Graphics Device OpRegion Specification[1] 
> under the Creative Commons Attribution-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States 
> License. This document is intended for use by graphics drivers developers and 
> users to enable features such as ambient light sensor support and 
> hotkey-driven display output switching.
> The IGD OpRegion interface is supported by video BIOS for all Intel® 965 
> Express Chipset family and newer chipsets. Initial support code is already 
> available for the Linux kernel. The spec includes detailed descriptions of 
> IGD OpRegion functions, APIs, and other interfaces to provide full software 
> support.
> This release demonstrates Intel's continued commitment to supporting the free 
> software community using the best practices of open source software 
> development.
> [1] http://www.intellinuxgraphics.org/documentation.html

Small question, intel recently released G45/G43 chipsets.

The programming manual was released for G965/G35.
Will there be updated manual for G45?

Best regards,
	Maxim Levitsky

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