Annotation of wikisrc/projects/project/kms-gem.mdwn, revision 1.2

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"
1.2     ! jmmv       11: difficulty="hard"
1.1       jmmv       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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