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Watch Intel Running Valve's L4D2 On Mesa Driver

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Published on 13 September 2012 10:10 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Valve
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The GStreamer Conference 2012 videos have been uploaded for those that weren't out at this technical event recently in San Diego. The Intel Linux presentation is arguably the most interesting talk.

My notes from the GStreamer Conference have been on Phoronix for weeks, but the official videos from the event that happened in late August have now been uploaded to the Internet. The video that will interest Phoronix readers the most is likely the Intel open-source graphics presentation by Eric Anholt of their open-source technology center.

Eric talked about Intel's Linux plans for performance improvements and working towards a LLVM-based compiler for their driver stack. Also exciting was his comments about collaborating with Valve's Linux developers and what they're doing together to improve Linux gaming and the OpenGL performance: Valve Finds Value In Open-Source Drivers; L4D2 Running On Mesa.

Recaps of other interesting GStreamer sessions now covered on video will come in additional Phoronix articles.

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