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Asset i915 boot parameters to enable guc, disable power saving and compression Surface Pro 2022-10-24

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Surface Pro or i915 Intel GPU
I use a Surface Pro 3 99% of the time I keep it docked running a external monitor. The graphics are good with Mesa 20 but I knew I could do more. So I read drivers/gpu/drm/i915/params.c in the Linux kernel. I read you can disable power management and compression in the kernel command line. Since I have added this to my kernel command line the graphics are noticeably better and brighter. Cheers.

Update:

Add this also: enable_guc=3
This will enhance your graphics Merry Christmas!




Best regards
Ryan Johnson

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  1. i915 enable guc boot parameter

    Add this to your kernel command line: enable_guc=3 That's it Happy Holidays!
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