Introduction regarding VirtualGL and bumblebee review requests

Gary Gatling gsgatlin at
Thu Jun 21 09:18:35 UTC 2012

On Thu, Jun 21, 2012 at 3:10 AM, Simone Caronni <negativo17 at>wrote:

> There's a total different approach slated for inclusion into newer
> xorg versions by Dave Airlie:
> That's something that relies on deep changes in the xorg stack.
> It allows card switching, GPU offload, GPU hotswitching etc. All is
> controlled by xrandr to do the proper adjustments.
> In my opinion that's a much better solution than Bumblebee and it's
> going to be integrated by Fedora as part of new xorg components.
> Regards,
> --Simone

> Yes.  Dave Airlie's Prime is scheduled for inclusion in 1.14 which will be
> out some time in 2013. It will likely never be backported to RHEL 6. I
> disagree about its usefulness in fedora but will remove my review requests
> if that is the majority opinion. Then I will just run a private repo myself
> just for myself. I'll also let the bumbleee folks fedora is a no go if that
> is the opinion of most developers.

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