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Intel Publishes Ivy Bridge Programming Documentation

Intel quietly pushed out their "Ivy Bridge" graphics programming documentation and register specifications on Friday. This Ivy Bridge graphics core programming documentation spans 17 files spread across three volumes and 2,468 pages of technical details concerning their latest-generation graphics.
23 June 2012 - Lots Of Documentation - 27 Comments

Intel Keeps On PCI Express D3 Cold Power Savings

It looks like for the Linux 3.6 kernel there will finally be D3 Cold power-savings support for PCI Express devices under Linux.
23 June 2012 - D3cold - 1 Comment

Years Later, Intel Poulsbo Remains A Bloody Mess

While Intel's original GMA500 "Poulsbo" hardware is now more than four years old, this Intel Atom platform with PowerVR graphics continues to be a bloody mess under Linux.
19 June 2012 - PowerVR - 28 Comments

Intel's Knights Corner Turns Into The Xeon Phi

For those that didn't hear yet, Intel's getting ready to ship the Larrabee-derived "Knights Corner" co-processors and they will be marketed under the name of Xeon Phi.
19 June 2012 - Larrabee - 18 Comments

Intel Open-Sources "Knights Corner" Linux Code

Intel has published open-source code for supporting the Knights Corner micro-architecture on Linux.
13 June 2012 - Knights Corner - 5 Comments

Support Begins For Intel's New Haswell Audio

For months already Intel has been working on Haswell enablement under Linux. While the Intel Haswell CPUs are still a year out from shipping, the graphics code is already being tackled quite extensively. This morning we're now seeing the first signs of Intel Haswell audio support.
13 June 2012 - Intel Haswell - 6 Comments

Intel DRM Begins Queuing For Linux 3.6 Kernel

While the Linux 3.5 kernel is still weeks away from being released (we're not even at 3.5-rc3 yet!), the Intel DRM graphics driver changes have already begun to queue up for the Linux 3.6 kernel.
12 June 2012 - Linux 3.6 - 1 Comment

Intel Ivy Bridge - Mesa 8.0 vs. 8.1-devel

In making way for some interesting Linux benchmarks coming up, here's some of the results from last month that haven't yet been published. This is a brief look at Mesa 8.0 vs. 8.1-devel Git for Intel Ivy Bridge hardware.
12 June 2012 - Not Much - 2 Comments

Ubuntu 12.10 Looks To Use Intel SNA Acceleration

Ubuntu developers are looking at enabling support for Intel SNA acceleration within the open-source graphics driver for the Ubuntu 12.10 release.
8 June 2012 - 2D Acceleration - 9 Comments

SNA Is Doing Well For Vintage Intel Hardware

While not yet the default means of 2D acceleration for the Intel driver, the SNA architecture is even reportedly performing well -- better than UXA -- for the old Intel 855.
2 June 2012 - SNA Over UXA - 2 Comments

Better Power Savings With ZPODD On Linux

Intel continues to work on Linux kernel patches for ZPODD support.
28 May 2012 - SATA ZPODD - 6 Comments

Intel Publishes Massive "Fastboot" Patch Set

Intel's Open-Source Technology Center team has published a massive set of 43 patches for "Fastboot" support with their open-source Linux graphics driver.
26 May 2012 - New Patches - 23 Comments

ConnMan 1.0 Released For Linux Networking

Aside from Intel's Open-Source Technology Center finally releasing PowerTOP 2.0, developers at the company have also finally released a stable version of another one of their initiatives: ConnMan.
11 May 2012 - ConnMan 1.0 - 5 Comments

MSAA For Mesa Finally Moves Closer

Mesa is finally getting closer to properly supporting MSAA, a.k.a. Multi-Sample Anti-Aliasing, but for now this is just Intel Sandy Bridge supported.
10 May 2012 - Anti-Aliasing - 20 Comments

Thunderbolt On Linux Not Yet Primed For Success

As a word of caution for anyone that was hoping Thunderbolt (a.k.a. Light Peak) was in good shape for Linux, the Intel technology doesn't appear to be quite ready yet.
5 May 2012 - Linux Thunderbolt - 4 Comments

Intel Ivy Bridge Continues To Grind Quickly On Linux

There's many more Ivy Bridge Linux tests coming out in the next few weeks, but here's some new results today for the Core i7 3770K processor looking at the overclocking results and effects of Turbo Boost and Hyper Threading.
3 May 2012 - Core i7 3770K - 8 Comments

Intel Releases 2.19 X.Org Driver To Fix Bugs

The xf86-video-intel 2.19.0 DDX driver was released this week to provide more stability fixes for UXA acceleration as well as provide support for the Intel Ivy Bridge GT2 server chip.
1 May 2012 - xf86-video-intel 2.19 - 1 Comment

Tizen 1.0 Larkspur SDK, Source Code Is Out

For those interested in Tizen, the latest Intel Linux distribution effort succeeding Moblin and MeeGo, version 1.0 "Larkspur" is now available with an SDK and the source-code is out for developers.
1 May 2012 - Tizen 1.0 - 2 Comments

Image Quality: Intel Ivy Bridge vs. Radeon Gallium3D

Aside from all the Linux gaming news this week, the past few days were also particularly exciting due to Intel's launch of the much-anticipated Ivy Bridge processor line-up. There were launch-day Linux benchmarks of the Intel Core i7 3770K on Phoronix plus many more articles are currently in the publishing pipeline.
28 April 2012 - Testing - 10 Comments

Intel Pushes Out Glamor 0.4 Release

Zhigang Gong on the behalf of the Intel China team released Glamor 0.4 as the latest work on the unique Glamor acceleration architecture for the Intel X.Org driver.
28 April 2012 - New Version - 2 Comments

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