Linux Support for Thunderbolt using Apple Monitor

From: Nico Schottelius
Date: Thu Apr 19 2012 - 12:49:30 EST


I've dived through some forums and news articles, grep'ed through
the kernel source tree, but not found a good reference to the current
state of Thunderbolt support under Linux.

I'm thinking of connecting a 27" Apple Display to my Mac Book Air 13",
but some quick testing showed that Xorg does not detect the display
(no xrandr output).

Anyone working on this / has an experiemental branch to test /
sourcecode available?



P.S.: Linux is pretty stable on the MBA 4,2 nowadays!
(though Xorg isn't - it crashes from time to time...)

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