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Collabora contributions to Linux kernel 4.1

Linux 4.1 was released last week and like previous kernel releases, this version again contains contributions made by Collabora engineers as a part of our current projects. On this release, not only Collabora contributed several patches for different subsystems but also for the … Continue reading

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Collabora contributions to Linux kernel 4.0

Linux 4.0 was released a couple of weeks ago and like previous kernel releases, this version again contains contributions made by Collabora engineers as a part of our current projects. In total 59 patches were contributed to the 4.0 release. These were for: Fix … Continue reading

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Collabora contributions to Linux kernel 3.19

Linux 3.19 was released last week and this version again contains contributions made by Collabora engineers as a part of our current projects. In total 60 patches were contributed to the 3.19 release. These were for: Work in the Intel i915 DRM driver to support … Continue reading

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Collabora contributions to the Linux kernel 3.18

Linux 3.18 was released this week and like in previous kernel releases, it contains contributions made by Collabora engineers as a part of the projects involving the Linux kernel. In total 45 patches were contributed to the 3.18 release. These … Continue reading

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mmap support for Raspberry Pi bcm2835 ALSA driver

Because I work on an awesome company I spent last week improving the Raspberry Pi ALSA driver. A long standing issue was that the driver did not support memory-mapped I/O mode for audio stream transfers. ALSA supports two transfers methods for PCM … Continue reading

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Device Tree support for IGEPv2 (and IGEP COM Module)

Because I work on an awesome company, I could spend the last few days doing upstream kernel work for the OMAP3 SoC based embedded board I maintain. Now that SPL/U-Boot and the kernel supports the latest version of the board, the … Continue reading

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Adding IGEPv2 Rev.C support to mainline u-boot and kernel

I own an IGEPv2 Rev.C board which is a Texas Instrument OMAP3 DM3730 ARM embedded platform very similar to the Beagleboard-MX board but with more peripherals and a 512 NAND flash memory. This board is part of a family of … Continue reading

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