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Linux 3.10 Kernel Benchmarks For Intel Ivy Bridge

Earlier this month I delivered Radeon DRM driver benchmarks and Nouveau DRM driver benchmarks from the in-development Linux 3.10 kernel. Being published this Friday evening are now Intel Ivy Bridge graphics benchmarks from the Linux 3.10 kernel compared to the earlier releases going back to Linux 3.5.
17 May 2013 - Linux 3.10 Ivy Bridge - 1 Comment

VA-API Gets New H.264/MPEG-2 Encoding API Support

NVIDIA's proprietary driver and the open-source Gallium3D Linux graphics drivers -- namely now the open-source Radeon UVD support -- are using VDPAU as their accelerated video playback API. Meanwhile, Intel still continues to invest heavily in VA-API as their preferred video acceleration API for Linux. An exciting set of 42 patches to improve VA-API was published on Monday.
14 May 2013 - VA-API - 36 Comments

Top Contributors To The Intel Linux DRM Driver

Curious about the top contributors to the open-source Intel Linux kernel driver, Ben Widawsky of Intel's Open-Source Technology Center did some analysis.
13 May 2013 - Top Contributors - 5 Comments

Intel Releases Linux Thermal Daemon

Intel has announced the release of an open-source Linux Thermal Daemon package for Linux. Intel's Linux Thermal Daemon is for monitoring and controlling platform temperatures.
10 May 2013 - Linux Thermal Daemon - 20 Comments

Intel Releases OpenCL SDK XE 2013 For Linux

Intel released yesterday the Intel SDK for OpenCL Applications XE 2013. This is an OpenCL SDK for Linux that supports OpenCL 1.2 and all of the latest and greatest Intel hardware.
9 May 2013 - Intel - 1 Comment

Intel Commits More Mesa Performance Optimizations

Just days after landing some OpenGL performance tweaks, Intel's Eric Anholt has committed some more performance optimizations for the Intel i965 Mesa driver.
4 May 2013 - Mesa Performance - 6 Comments

Intel Haswell To Boost Graphics Performance 2~3x

Ahead of the official Haswell launch in early June, Intel released more details yesterday concerning the expected graphics performance out of the Ivy Bridge successor.
2 May 2013 - Intel Haswell - 21 Comments

Intel Mesa 3D Driver Gets Some Performance Tweaks

At least three commits seeking to improve the performance of Intel's open-source 3D/OpenGL Mesa driver were merged on Monday.
29 April 2013 - Intel Mesa

Intel Brings OpenGL 2.0/2.1 To Classic i915 Mesa Driver

While there's been talk recently of defaulting the Intel i914/i945 hardware support to using Gallium3D rather than the longstanding classic i915 Mesa DRI driver, some new features were just introduced into the i915 classic world.
29 April 2013 - i915 Driver - 12 Comments

Intel Linux Driver Gets Support For New Haswell IDs

Support for the "reserved" Haswell PCI IDs were added to the Intel Linux graphics driver.
27 April 2013 - Haswell IDs

Intel Sandy/Ivy Bridge Gallium3D Driver Merged

The modern Gallium3D graphics driver for supporting Intel Sandy Bridge "Gen6" and Ivy Bridge "Gen7" graphics has been merged into mainline Mesa!
26 April 2013 - Intel Gallium3D - 27 Comments

VA-API Updated, Now Works With GStreamer 1.0

The GStreamer VA-API plug-ins have been updated with support for the GStreamer 1.0.x API.
19 April 2013 - VA-API Fun - 1 Comment

Intel Graphics Will Change In The Linux 3.10 Kernel

The Linux 3.10 kernel that's soon entering development will feature a fair number of graphics driver changes.
19 April 2013 - Linux 3.10 - 12 Comments

Intel Does Fast Math With MKL On Linux

Intel's Integrated Performance Primitives (IPP) and their Math Kernel Library (MKL) provide for very fast math operations with modern processors.
18 April 2013 - Intel MKL - 9 Comments

Intel i915 Gallium3D Driver Might Become The Default

In the discussion about mainlining the new Intel Gallium3D driver for Sandy Bridge and Ivy Bridge processors, the long-standing i915 Gallium3D driver for older Intel hardware was brought out. It turns out that this driver might replace the classic i915 Intel driver as the new default.
17 April 2013 - i915g - 18 Comments

Intel Releases NumaTOP 1.0 Tool

Intel's Open-Source Technology Center has done their inaugural release of NumaTOP.
17 April 2013 - NumaTOP

Intel Enables Mesa Support For Bay Trail / Valley View

Intel has now officially enabled support for their next-generation Bay Trail (a.k.a. Valley View) platform within their open-source i965 Mesa graphics driver.
16 April 2013 - PCI IDs - 2 Comments

More Criticism Comes Towards Intel's Beignet OpenCL

Yesterday was marked by the first release of Beignet, an open-source Linux OpenCL solution for Intel Ivy Bridge hardware, however it has drawn criticism by open-source developers.
16 April 2013 - Beignet - 5 Comments

Linux Gets IDed For Intel's "Harris Beach" Ultrabook

Harris Beach is Intel's compelling Software Development Platform/Vehicle for Haswell in the form of an ultra-thin ultrabook.
16 April 2013 - IDed - 19 Comments

Intel Makes First Release Of Linux OpenCL Project

While Intel has previously shipped its OpenCL SDK for Linux and Windows, this SDK is closed-source and on Linux was limited to compute support only on the processor rather than any graphics support with Ivy Bridge and newer hardware. Fortunately, Intel has finally managed to put out a first release of Beignet, an open-source Linux project that supports OpenCL.
15 April 2013 - Intel - 24 Comments

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