drm-next-3.12.0-20131117.patch.xz available

New patch against 3.12 which backports drm from 3.13-rc1-pre: http://www.linuxsystems.it/linux-drm-graphic-stack-backports/

drm-next-3.12-20131109.patch.xz available

New patch against 3.12 which backports drm from 3.13-rc1-pre: http://www.linuxsystems.it/linux-drm-graphic-stack-backports/

New section: Linux DRM graphic stack backports

You can find my patches to apply on top of the latest stable kernel here: http://www.linuxsystems.it/linux-drm-graphic-stack-backports/

[Gentoo] G45/GM45 h264 VA-API video decoding

On May 2011 Intel released G45/GM45 h264 VA-API in their g45-h264 branch. More then one year later they still didn’t merge it to master and no one touched that code in the meantime.

Fortunately if you tweak your system a bit that code is good enough to play a 1080p video with a generous bitrate, [...]

[Gentoo amd64] 32 bit graphic drivers from git without the multilib overlay

If you use Gentoo amd64 and the Intel/Radeon/Nouveau Open Source graphic drivers you already know the problem: x86_64 drivers from git (like media-libs/mesa-9999 from the x11 overlay) are bleeding edge and fast, while the 32 bit ones from app-emulation/emul-linux-x86 are outdated and slow. This is especially sad considering the most demanding games are the Windows [...]