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    Phoronix: Mesa 10.0 Is Declared: OpenGL 3.2 Comes For Intel Linux

    The core Mesa library and Intel's open-source DRI Mesa driver is now in full compliance with the OpenGL 3.2 specification with GLSL 1.50. As a result, the Mesa version for the next release is being bumped from Mesa 9.3 to Mesa 10.0, as has been expected to be the case for some weeks now. Ahead of the Mesa 10.0 release planned for November, the Intel driver might also reach compliance with OpenGL 3.3 too...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTQ4MzI

  • #2
    Originally posted by phoronix View Post
    The open-source Radeon and Nouveau drivers are still limited to OpenGL 3.1 (or 2.1~3.0 for the Radeon Southern Islands driver and similar for the LLVMpipe driver)
    I can verify that SI is currently running GL 3.0...

    From my 7850 on Manjaro (with latest mesa/llvm):

    OpenGL vendor string: X.Org
    OpenGL renderer string: Gallium 0.4 on AMD PITCAIRN
    OpenGL version string: 3.0 Mesa 9.3.0-devel (git-8bc7673)
    OpenGL shading language version string: 1.30
    OpenGL context flags: (none)

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    • #3
      Originally posted by Phoronix
      The binary AMD and NVIDIA drivers are capable of OpenGL 4.4
      AMD Catalyst does not support OpenGL 4.4.

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      • #4
        Originally posted by d2kx View Post
        AMD Catalyst does not support OpenGL 4.4.
        That's true - kind of funny since Phoronix is specifically where I heard that 4.4 wasn't supported by Catalyst.

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        • #5
          Originally posted by schmidtbag View Post
          That's true - kind of funny since Phoronix is specifically where I heard that 4.4 wasn't supported by Catalyst.
          Only 4.3 is supported. GLX output from the latest Catalyst driver:
          OpenGL vendor string: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
          OpenGL renderer string: ATI Radeon HD 5450
          OpenGL core profile version string: 4.3.12458 Core Profile Context 13.20.16
          OpenGL core profile shading language version string: 4.30
          OpenGL core profile context flags: (none)
          OpenGL core profile profile mask: core profile
          OpenGL core profile extensions:
          OpenGL version string: 4.3.12458 Compatibility Profile Context 13.20.16
          OpenGL shading language version string: 4.30

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          • #6
            Does 9.3 fix the issues with tearing/vblank/vsync?
            http://phoronix.com/forums/showthrea...687#post359687
            Last edited by Bucic; 10-11-2013, 09:40 AM.

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            • #7
              Is there any change 3.3 will be gotten in before release? There seems so little left for 3.3, I was hoping the next release would include 3.2 and 3.3.

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              • #8
                Please AMD, it would be really nice of you to keep up with Intel.

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by phoronix View Post
                  The open-source Radeon and Nouveau drivers are still limited to OpenGL 3.1 (or 2.1~3.0 for the Radeon Southern Islands driver and similar for the LLVMpipe driver)
                  I'm a little confused. I'm on a 6550D (SUMO), which I thought was an Evergreen derivative and uses r600g, but glxinfo reports this:

                  OpenGL renderer string: Gallium 0.4 on AMD SUMO
                  OpenGL version string: 3.0 Mesa 9.3.0-devel (git-bd19e25 precise-oibaf-ppa+glvdpau)
                  OpenGL shading language version string: 1.30

                  Anyone know why it doesn't advertise 3.1 support?

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                  • #10
                    Not sure if this is your problem, but you need a fairly recent version of glxinfo (in mesa demos) to create core contexts - otherwise it only shows 3.0.

                    https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=61419

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