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Ubuntu 15.04 Receives Early Release Of Catalyst 15.3 Linux Driver

Early adopters of Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet can now use AMD's new Catalyst 15.3 Beta driver that's been packaged for Ubuntu and uploaded to the Vivid repository prior to its release on AMD.com.
11 March 2015 - Catalyst 15.3 Beta - 25 Comments

AMD Will Release New Catalyst Linux Driver Update This Month

It looks like in the next two weeks AMD will finally be releasing an updated Catalyst/fglrx graphics driver for Linux users.
10 March 2015 - AMD Catalyst On Linux - 208 Comments

MediaTek Said To Be Licensing AMD Graphics Technology

Taiwanese SoC manufacturer MediaTek is said to be licensing AMD graphics technology for use in future high-end ARM SoC designs.
9 March 2015 - AMD SoC Graphics - 29 Comments

AMD Gets Into VR With LiquidVR Technology

Another interesting announcement at GDC2015 yesterday besides the new Vulkan API, the Source 2 Engine, Unity 5, and more was AMD's LiquidVR announcement.
4 March 2015 - AMD LiquidVR - 11 Comments

AMD Will Release Mantle Programming Guide, API Reference This Month

This month AMD is planning to finally make their Mantle graphics API more "open" by releasing a 450-page programming guide and API reference for Mantle.
2 March 2015 - AMD Mantle - 47 Comments

AMD Talks Up The Carrizo APU At ISSCC

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 - 46 Comments

DisplayPort MST Support Published For Radeon DRM Driver

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

GL_AMD_pinned_memory Lands In Mesa

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

AMD R9 290 Hawaii Users Will Have An Important Fix With Linux 3.20

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 - 20 Comments

GL_AMD_pinned_memory Comes To The Open-Source Radeon Driver

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

More AMD RadeonSI Improvements Land In Mesa Git

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

Radeon DRM Changes For The Linux 3.20 Kernel

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 On Linux With Catalyst: Bull S*#@

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

Open-Source Radeon Driver Reworks Audio Code, Adds DisplayPort Audio

The open-source Radeon DRM driver will finally support audio over DispalyPort for all relevant AMD GPUs.
13 January 2015 - DP Audio - 34 Comments

AMDKFD Driver Does More Prepping For Carrizo / VI APUs

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

AMD Loses Three More Executives

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

AMDKFD HSA Kernel Driver Changes Planned For Linux 3.20

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

AMDKFD Linux Driver Begins Preparing For VI Carrizo APUs

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

Many More AMD FreeSync Monitors Are On The Way

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

Significant Performance Improvements For RadeonSI LLVM With New Patches

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

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