Intel News Archives
One day after putting out the Intel 12.02 package, Intel released the xf86-video-intel 2.18.0 DDX driver.
24 February 2012 - xf86-video-intel - 2 Comments
Intel released its "12.02 graphics driver" package today for Linux, which advertises stable support for the Intel Ivy Bridge platform.
23 February 2012 - Ivy Bridge
The x32 effort, an undertaking to provide a native 32-bit ABI for x86_64 on Linux, is finally moving closer to fruition. Peter Anvin has published the set of x32 patches for the Linux kernel that are now up for review and comments.
20 February 2012 - x32 ABI - 34 Comments
Intel quietly released a new version of MeeGo for netbooks last week.
17 February 2012 - New MeeGo
New patches have turned up for the Intel Linux kernel DRM driver to implement hardware context support.
15 February 2012 - HW Context - 3 Comments
After several attempts that ultimately failed, this weekend Eugeni Dodonov published a patch-set as "Another chapter in RC6 saga..." where he hopes the Sandy Bridge RC6 power-savings (and performance boosting) support is finally reliable to enable by default.
12 February 2012 - Intel
One of the many items that Intel developers have been working on for the rapid ascent of Wayland is GPU video decoding support.
12 February 2012 - Video Acceleration - 3 Comments
There's some more exciting Intel news to report this week that will please plenty of Linux and open-source fans: Intel is planning to drop their use of Imagination Technologies PowerVR graphics within future-generation SoCs.
7 February 2012 - Hell Yes - 22 Comments
Support for Intel's Lynx Point chipset has been landing in recent days within various patches spread across many different projects, but more is on the way for Intel Haswell's landing.
7 February 2012 - Lynx Point
While the Ivy Bridge launch is still a number of weeks out, Intel will soon be publishing their initial hardware enablement code for next year's Haswell micro-architecture.
6 February 2012 - Upcoming - 14 Comments
Eric Anholt of Intel spoke on Saturday at FOSDEM 2012 in Belgium about the state of the Intel Linux graphics driver user-space and some of their future plans.
5 February 2012 - FOSDEM 2012 - 12 Comments
Daniel Vetter of Intel has published a new patch-set to enable interlaced support within their DRM kernel driver.
27 January 2012 - Testing Time
It turns out that Intel's recently-launched Medfield SoC for tablets and smart-phones will support VA-API for video acceleration.
17 January 2012 - It's There - 6 Comments
The fun for the Linux 3.3 kernel merge window is not over quite yet; Intel this morning published 50 patches for integration into this next Linux kernel that affect ACPI and power management, primarily around ACPI 5.0 support for the Linux kernel.
17 January 2012 - ACPI 5.0 - 3 Comments
Intel's Linux graphics team is seeking any questions or feedback that Phoronix readers have concerning their open-source Linux graphics driver stack.
12 January 2012 - Linux Graphics - 173 Comments
The Tizen Linux project, which is backed by Intel, Samsung, and others, have released some initial code and other information in time for CES 2012.
10 January 2012 - MeeGo-Successor - 6 Comments
Following the Will Intel's Ivy Bridge Be Trouble-Free On Linux? article, I received some additional information from Intel concerning the Linux support for their next-generation Ivy Bridge processors.
10 January 2012 - Should Be Good - 3 Comments
While the next-generation Ivy Bridge hardware may not be shown off this week at CES2012 (in public that is, in private that's a different story), what Intel and their partners will be promoting heavily this week in Las Vegas is their "Medfield" platform. But how well supported under Linux is this next-generation Intel mobile platform? Are there going to be more binary blobs coming out for Linux?
8 January 2012 - Binary Mess? - 16 Comments
It was nearly one year ago to the day that Intel launched their Sandy Bridge processors. While these CPUs with much-improved integrated graphics are now wildly popular for Linux users (and Microsoft Windows users, too), it wasn't without a rough start. But how will Intel's upcoming Ivy Bridge launch fair under Linux as the successor to Sandy Bridge?
7 January 2012 - Or Is It Botched? - 4 Comments
Following the September announcement of the Linux-based Tizen platform and that Intel will transition to it from MeeGo, along with other vendors making changes, there's been some controversy.
3 January 2012 - No Release - 17 Comments
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