Intel News Archives
Aside from knowing about the Radeon DRM driver changes queued up for the Linux 3.7 kernel, there's also lots of good changes piling up for the Intel DRM graphics driver with this next kernel release.
3 October 2012 - Intel DRM - 1 Comment
Intel SMAP support has landed in the mainline Linux kernel, which is a Supervisor Mode Access Prevention found on newer Intel CPUs.
2 October 2012 - Intel SMAP - 11 Comments
The Intel i965 Mesa DRI driver can now handle register spilling.
2 October 2012 - Register Spilling - 1 Comment
Chris Wilson has released yet another xf86-video-intel 2.20.x driver. This time around, the 2.20.9 point release brings back X-Video Motion Compensation (XvMC) and also fixes a critical bug.
29 September 2012 - XvMC Intel
While it's been a number of days since mentioning anything on Intel's forthcoming Valley View Atom SoC, the open-source graphics driver support continues to mature.
28 September 2012 - Valley View - 2 Comments
An alpha release of the Tizen 2.0 SDK with source-code was released this week.
28 September 2012 - Tizen 2.0
Several Phoronix readers have written in about libhybris, a way to load Android libraries while overriding some Bionic symbols with those symbols from glibc.
25 September 2012 - Libhybris - 8 Comments
Intel has been working on a tablet shell for Wayland's Weston compositor. Work on this reference tablet shell continues to move forward.
25 September 2012 - Tablet Work - 4 Comments
Back in August new Intel driver mode-setting code was unveiled by Daniel Vetter. Today at XDC2012 he explained this i915 KMS driver rework to the X.Org developers in Germany.
21 September 2012 - i915 mode-setting
While some users want an Intel Gallium3D driver, it likely won't happen anytime soon (if ever) since the Intel OTC developers remain unconvinced.
20 September 2012 - XDC2012 - 17 Comments
There's a new Intel X.Org driver release which now allows the Valley View software development vehicle to light up.
17 September 2012 - xf86-video-intel - 2 Comments
While Intel can be loved for consistently supporting their in-house products under Linux, and their Open-Source Technology Center (OTC) makes great strides at improving Linux from open-source contributions to the Mesa graphics stack to doing all sorts of kernel-level work along with major contributions to WebKit, Tizen, Wayland, and other key open-source components, they have a new blemish. It appears Intel won't be supporting their forthcoming Atom "Clover Trail" hardware under Linux.
13 September 2012 - No Clover Trail Love - 53 Comments
New patches have emerged today for supporting Stereoscopic 3D, as part of the HDMI 1.4a specification, with the open-source Intel Linux graphics driver.
12 September 2012 - Intel Graphics - 5 Comments
For those wondering about the state of atomic mode-setting / page-flipping, it's still being tackled by an Intel developer.
12 September 2012 - Atomic Page-Flipping - 11 Comments
A patch has finally been written for supporting HBR (High-Bit-Rate) audio over Intel HDMI devices on Linux.
10 September 2012 - Intel HBR - 8 Comments
Aside from a new Intel PRIME'd driver this weekend, there's also new Intel DRM driver code available for testing.
9 September 2012 - Intel New Code - 1 Comment
Chris Wilson has continued in his weekly trend of putting out new Intel X.Org driver releases. This weekend's Intel 2.20.7 driver lands the PRIME support.
8 September 2012 - PRIME Support - 10 Comments
Chris Wilson of Intel's Open-Source Technology Center continues his frequent release spree of xf86-video-intel X.Org driver updates.
2 September 2012 - New Update - 4 Comments
Intel developers are planning to merge Cilk Plus support into the mainline GCC code-base.
30 August 2012 - Intel OTC - 5 Comments
Intel's Ian Romanick mailed in the patch today to bump the Mesa master version to 9.0.
30 August 2012 - Patched - 7 Comments
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