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AMD has released more details on their forthcoming "Carrizo" APUs from the IEEE International Solid-State CIrcuits Conference (ISSCC) in San Francisco.
24 February 2015 - AMD Carrizo - 44 Comments
After figuring out DisplayPort MST support for the open-source Intel graphics driver, David Airlie of Red Hat has moved on to publishing patches to the Radeon DRM driver for enabling DisplayPort Multi-Stream Transport.
23 February 2015 - Radeon DP MST
Support for the GL_AMD_pinned_memory OpenGL extension has landed within Mesa and is implemented for the R600g and RadeonSI Gallium3D drivers. This patch series also lands the Userptr support for the open-source AMD graphics drivers on the user-space side.
17 February 2015 - GL_AMD_pinned_memory - 10 Comments
Beyond the big set of AMD Radeon changes for Linux 3.20, Alex Deucher of AMD mailed in some important Radeon DRM driver fixes today that are a big deal for some R9 290 "Hawaii" users of the open-source driver.
13 February 2015 - Radeon R9 290 Re-Clocking - 17 Comments
Marek Olšák has implemented support for the GL_AMD_pinned_memory extension within Mesa/Gallium3D and the R600g and RadeonSI Gallium3D drivers.
11 February 2015 - OpenGL Pinned Memory - 9 Comments
Marek Olšák pushed out more RadeonSI Gallium3D driver improvements today for bettering the open-source Linux graphics driver support for the AMD Radeon HD 7000 series graphics cards and newer.
4 February 2015 - RadeonSI - 35 Comments
Alex Deucher has sent in his DRM-Next changes for the open-source Radeon graphics driver updates that will target the Linux 3.20 kernel.
22 January 2015 - Radeon DRM Linux 3.20 - 41 Comments
Interstellar Marines is a science fiction FPS game in development that's powered by the Unity 4 Game Engine. While it's been available in early access mode for Linux gamers going back several months, the latest AMD Catalyst driver still seems to be having issues with this game.
22 January 2015 - Interstellar Marines - 64 Comments
The open-source Radeon DRM driver will finally support audio over DispalyPort for all relevant AMD GPUs.
13 January 2015 - DP Audio - 34 Comments
Earlier this month I wrote about AMD preparing open-source HSA support for Carrizo APUs that aren't launching until later this year. Today more patches were published for the AMDKFD kernel driver in preparing for the forthcoming Volcanic Islands APUs.
13 January 2015 - AMD HSA - 3 Comments
It seems the corporate restructuring at AMD isn't yet over with the post-CES announcement yesterday of three more top-level executives leaving the company.
13 January 2015 - AMD Shake-Up - 22 Comments
Oded Gabbay of AMD has sent in his latest AMDKFD kernel driver changes that he's hoping to have integrated for the Linux 3.20 kernel merge window.
10 January 2015 - DRM-Next - 8 Comments
Patches published by AMD today prepare the AMDKFD Linux kernel HSA driver for initial support of forthcoming AMD "VI" APUs.
8 January 2015 - Carrizo - 22 Comments
A number of new monitors that support AMD FreeSync are being shown off this week at CES. FreeSync is AMD's method of matching the monitor's variable refresh rate to that of the graphics card that is similar to the now VESA-approved DisplayPort Adaptive-Sync.
5 January 2015 - FreeSync - 41 Comments
Tom Stellard is looking to kick things off well in 2015 for the open-source AMD GPU LLVM back-end with some new patches to boost the performance.
1 January 2015 - Stellard Patches - 24 Comments
This really shouldn't come as a huge surprise, but AMD won't support HSA on 32-bit Linux.
10 December 2014 - AMDKFD - 25 Comments
As said last week that a huge new Catalyst Linux driver release would be coming on Tuesday and sure enough it has arrived. Catalyst 14.12 is the biggest AMD proprietary Linux graphics driver update in quite some time.
9 December 2014 - Catalyst 14.12 - 109 Comments
Due out next week is a very significant update to AMD's Catalyst Linux graphics driver as they continue to work towards the unified AMD Linux driver strategy.
5 December 2014 - The "Omega" Driver - 68 Comments
The AMDKFD driver, which has been under development in the public spotlight for the past few months as a necessary piece to having AMD HSA open-source support on Linux, will premiere with the Linux 3.19 kernel.
3 December 2014 - AMDKFD - 14 Comments
Just one week after the bulk of the Radeon DRM changes for Linux 3.19, another round of updates were submitted for DRM-Next.
20 November 2014 - Linux 3.19 DRM - 27 Comments
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