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Intel Releases Updated Linux GPU Tools

Intel

Published on 06 November 2013 04:38 PM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in Intel
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For those with Intel graphics on Linux and are interested in the lower-level workings of the hardware or in testing out new code, Intel's Open-Source Technology Center has released a new version of their GPU Tools package.

The new release is intel-gpu-tools 1.5 and it's coming ahead of their quarterly Intel Linux graphics driver package release. The intel-gpu-tools 1.5 release has improvements to their test infrastructure, Haswell improvements and DPF tool support, Stereo/3D support for the test display, support for Gen7 GPU performance counters, improvements to the VBT decoder, new tools to read legacy VGA registers, new helpers in the test library, new test-cases and other improvements, regression test support, and other low-level changes to please driver developers.

More details on the new release can be found via the intel-gpu-tools 1.5 announcement.

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