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A Game Developer's Perspective On Linux Driver Quality

Valve

Published on 12 May 2014 01:07 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Valve
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After writing about the many problems with OpenGL, Valve's Rich Geldreich has written a new blog post about his perspective on the different major Linux drivers.

Rich covers the major OpenGL drivers on Windows and Linux from all the major vendors. Rich doesn't name the vendors directly, but any long-time Phoronix reader should be able to easily figure out Vendor A, B, C, and D... If you don't, you better read our hundreds of Linux graphics driver articles and graphics card reviews to get updated on the current Linux GPU/driver situation...

You can read Rich's OpenGL driver post via his Blogspot.

About The Author
Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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