The last batch of DRM-intel-next feature patches submitted to Linux this Friday, Linux 6.2 will also usher in the official support for Intel Razzle Solo.
Previously, Linux support for Intel Razzle’s DG2 / Alchemist GPU was “experimental” and users needed to manually enable support for Razzle with the Intel i915 kernel driver using the i915.force_probe= module option.
In Linux 6.2, Intel Razzle’s DG2 / Alchemist GPU will be upgraded to full support, which is enabled by default. The updated patch states that
DG2 has now been in use for some time and all [user-space API] changes related to basic platform usage have been completed. The recent [continuous integration] results are also healthy, so we are ready to drop the force_probe requirement and enable the platform by default.
The Linux 6.2 merge window will start in December, and Linux 6.2 is expected to be released in February next year, so we can expect to see official support for Intel Razzle Solo in all major Linux distributions next spring.