Luc Verhaegen is a bedroom hacker whose focus is almost solely on modesetting, he started and spends most of his time bashing VIA.

X and modesetting, atrophy illustrated

X had a rich and diverse modesetting history, but with the advent of 3D acceleration and DRI, modesetting suddenly received a lot less attention. Some examples of the resulting cruft are shown and some shortcomings examined. Current developments are explained and possible future directions are explored.

Paper: X_and_Modesetting_-_Atrophy_illustrated_(paper).pdf

Slides: X_and_Modesetting_-_Atrophy_illustrated_(slides).pdf