Annotation of wikisrc/projects/project/kms-gem.mdwn, revision 1.1

1.1     ! jmmv        1: [[!template id=project
        !             2: 
        !             3: title="Kernel Mode Setting and Graphics Execution Manager"
        !             4: 
        !             5: contact="""
        !             6: [tech-kern](mailto:tech-kern@NetBSD.org),
        !             7: [tech-x11](mailto:tech-x11@NetBSD.org)
        !             8: """
        !             9: 
        !            10: category="misc"
        !            11: difficulty=""
        !            12: 
        !            13: description="""
        !            14: Recent overhaul of the X server infrastructure lead to the appearance of Kernel
        !            15: Mode Setting (KMS) and Graphics Execution Manager (GEM) to rejuvenate the X
        !            16: world. This has a number of benefits, from improving 3D GPU support,
        !            17: deprivileged X server to in-kernel video mode management, which can be very
        !            18: helpful when it is necessary to debug a live system using ddb(4).
        !            19: 
        !            20: The goal of this project is to add the missing bits inside NetBSD, most notably
        !            21: KMS and GEM. Testing the port using a recent driver like nouveau would be worth
        !            22: the effort.
        !            23: """
        !            24: ]]

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