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    Phoronix: This Week: Linux Graphics Continue To Evolve

    For those that missed it, there was quite a bit happening this week in the Linux world when it comes to graphics drivers. The KMS page-flipping ioctl is ready for the Linux 2.6.32 kernel, KMS and GEM comes to the Neo FreeRunner, and the Assembly shader rework was merged into the mainline Mesa tree was among the open-source driver news...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=NzQ3MA

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    Hey, when will the Big Operating System Benchmark will be released? :P
    I can't wait

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    • #3
      Originally posted by MPF View Post
      Hey, when will the Big Operating System Benchmark will be released? :P
      I can't wait
      Won't be until OS X 10.6 is released. Expect somewhere between middle and end of next month.

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      • #4
        Originally posted by deanjo View Post
        Won't be until OS X 10.6 is released. Expect somewhere between middle and end of next month.
        Towards end of month, yes. Middle of month is Oktoberfest time... Granted, I could just hook into Phoromatic from the beer tents and do the benchmarking Mmm, could be for a great video on the benefits of Linux benchmarking using PTS.
        Michael Larabel
        http://www.michaellarabel.com/

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        • #5
          Originally posted by deanjo View Post
          Won't be until OS X 10.6 is released. Expect somewhere between middle and end of next month.
          Originally posted by Michael View Post
          Towards end of month, yes. Middle of month is Oktoberfest time... Granted, I could just hook into Phoromatic from the beer tents and do the benchmarking Mmm, could be for a great video on the benefits of Linux benchmarking using PTS.
          Thanks I'll be patient so

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          • #6
            There were so many graphic news it seems phoronix missed the 2.6.31-rc7 release

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            • #7
              Originally posted by izual View Post
              There were so many graphic news it seems phoronix missed the 2.6.31-rc7 release
              Ya well, can't get them all. There was no mention of Michael Jacksons death either.

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              • #8
                r600 r700 3D

                You forgot to mention the huge improvements in opensource radeon r600 r700 3D!

                Checkout my pipe! :-)
                http://pipes.yahoo.com/pipes/pipe.ru...9f&_render=rss

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