Chapter 29. Graphics Driver and Miscellaneous Driver Updates

  • The HDA driver has been updated to the latest upstream version to use the new jack kctls method.
  • The HPI driver has been updated to version 4.14.
  • The Realtek HD-audio codec driver has been updated to include the update of EAPD init codes.
  • The IPMI driver has been updated to replace the timespec usage by timespec64.
  • The i915 driver has been updated to include the rebase of ACPI Video Extensions driver in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.2.
  • The ACPI Fan driver has been updated to version 0.25.
  • The Update NVM-Express driver has been updated to version 3.19.
  • The rtsx driver has been updated to version 4.0 to support rtl8402, rts524A, rts525A chips.
  • The Generic WorkQueue Engine device driver has been updated to the latest upstream version.
  • The PCI driver has been updated to version 3.16.
  • The EDAC kernel module has been updated to provide support for Intel Xeon v4 processors.
  • The pstate driver has been updated to support 6th Generation Intel Core processor.
  • The intel_idle driver has been updated to support 6th Generation Intel Core processor.