Highlights of the Linux 4.11 from our original coverage of the kernel developments this cycle include:
DRM / Graphics:
– Intel has enabled frame-buffer compression by default for Skylake hardware and newer.
– Intel’s DRM driver also now handles DisplayPort MST audio. They added multi-stream transport capabilities a few kernels ago while this work is about allowing audio for DP MST displays.
– Intel also has initial Geminilake graphics support. Geminilake SoCs will be shipping later this year.