25 July

VC5 Driver Makes Strides For Future Broadcom GPU

VC5 is the new DRM/Gallium3D driver for an upcoming Broadcom GPU and the successor to the VC4 as is mostly known for being the graphics found on current Raspberry Pi models. Broadcom developer Eric Anholt has been making progress on the driver and that hasn't let up.

25 July 06:43 AM EDT - Mesa - VC5 Driver - 10 Comments

24 July

Mesa 17.2 Has Been Branched

Mesa release manager Emil Velikov went ahead and branched Mesa 17.2 from Git master with new developments now being for Mesa 17.3.

24 July 10:40 AM EDT - Mesa - Mesa 17.2 - 3 Comments

23 July

Ryzen Compiler Performance: Clang 4/5 vs. GCC 6/7/8 Benchmarks

A few days back I posted some fresh AMD Ryzen compiler benchmarks of LLVM Clang now that it has its new Znver1 scheduler model, which helps out the performance of Ryzen on Linux with some of the generated binaries tested. But it was found still that Haswell-tuned binaries are sometimes still faster on Ryzen than the Zen "znver1" tuning itself. For continuing our fresh compiler benchmarks from AMD's new Ryzen platform, here are the latest GCC numbers.

23 July 09:10 AM EDT - Software - 17 Comments

22 July

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