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Alex Deucher announced the release of the xf86-video-ati 7.0.0 driver this morning, which is the first open-source ATI Linux graphics driver release that is strictly KMS-only.
6 November 2012 - xf86-video-ati 7.0.0 - 13 Comments
There's been another improvement to Mesa with the Radeon Gallium3D R600 driver by Marek Olšák that can improve the OpenGL performance in certain situations for this open-source AMD Linux driver while also conserving memory usage.
6 November 2012 - Patches - 5 Comments
At the beginning of the week I reported that AMD got rid of at least three of their Linux kernel developers. It's becoming more clear though that it's not only three long-time Linux kernel developers they have let go.
2 November 2012 - "Layoffs" - 69 Comments
For those pulling down the Git master of the xf86-video-ati X.Org graphics driver this week, 2D color tiling is finally enabled by default for Radeon HD 2000/3000/4000/5000/6000 series graphics cards, from R6xx through the "Cayman" GPUs.
1 November 2012 - xf86-video-ati - 8 Comments
At least three Linux kernel developers are no longer employed by AMD.
29 October 2012 - Layoffs - 34 Comments
Here's another series of AMD FX-8350 "Vishera" Linux benchmarks to complement the many Vishera Linux benchmarks published on Phoronix since the debut of the FX-8350 processor on Tuesday.
28 October 2012 - AMD FX-8350
One of the latest possible Linux power-related regressions I've heard about is that AMD Cool 'n' Quiet may no longer be functioning too well on Linux-based systems.
27 October 2012 - Cool n Quiet - 18 Comments
AMD Catalyst 12.10 for Linux was only officially released two days ago, but already there's a Catalyst 12.11 beta for Tux.
24 October 2012 - Catalyst 12.11 Linux - 29 Comments
For those wanting more benchmarks of the AMD FX-8350 Eight-Core "Vishera" processor, here's some additional Ubuntu 12.10 results.
23 October 2012 - AMD Eight-Core - 1 Comment
AMD's Catalyst 12.10 Linux graphics driver was released today.
22 October 2012 - Catalyst 12.10 - 18 Comments
Second-generation Bulldozer processors only started appearing recently in the form of the Trinity APUs with Piledriver cores. The next Bulldozer-2 wave will come when AMD releases their Piledriver-bearing "Vishera" FX-Series desktop processors. While this hardware has yet to publicly arrive, AMD is are already working on compiler support for their third-generation Bulldozer -- a.k.a. "Steamroller" -- micro-architecture.
11 October 2012 - AMD bdver3 - 8 Comments
As the latest AMD A10-5800K Trinity APU benchmarks under Linux, here's a quick look at the impact that Turbo Core Technology has under Linux.
11 October 2012 - Turbo Core - 1 Comment
While the main DRM pull request for the Linux 3.7 kernel has yet to be submitted to Linus Torvalds, the Radeon DRM pull for the Linux 3.7 was just sent into David Airlie as the DRM sub-system maintainer.
3 October 2012 - Improvements - 17 Comments
AMD released a new development tool suite this week called CodeXL that focuses upon heterogeneous compute support across GPUs, CPUs, and APUs.
28 September 2012 - CodeXL - 1 Comment
For those living with vintage ATI graphics hardware from the Rage 128 days, the EXA-enabled driver has been formally released.
28 September 2012 - ATI R128 - 4 Comments
AMD has released a beta proprietary Linux driver for Catalyst 12.9.
27 September 2012 - Catalyst 12.9 - 35 Comments
This morning you may be seeing a number of performance previews on AMD's Trinity APUs for the desktop, while the full embargo covering these latest Fusion products has yet to expire. Phoronix tests of Trinity under Linux are forthcoming.
27 September 2012 - Testing - 20 Comments
For those not in Germany this week for XDC2012 and/or Oktoberfest, here are some new benchmarks to look at of the AMD FX-8150 "Bulldozer" processor on the Linux kernels from Linux 3.0 through the current Linux 3.6 kernel that's currently under development.
20 September 2012 - AMD Linux
After five years of the open-source AMD strategy, John Bridgman is no longer managing these efforts.
20 September 2012 - John Bridgman - 117 Comments
Just one day after hearing Intel isn't planning "Clover Trail" Atom support under Linux due to targeting this low-powered processor towards Windows 8 tablets, similar information has now come out of AMD. The next-generation "Hondo" Fusion APUs are initially being targeted towards Windows 8 tablets rather than Linux/Android.
14 September 2012 - Hondo APUs - 38 Comments
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