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Intel's open-source Linux graphics developers remain confident that we're likely to the final chapter of the lets-try-rc6-by-default-one-more-time saga. The RC6 power-savings feature for Sandy Bridge graphics hardware should hopefully be -- finally -- sane to keep enabled by default.
24 March 2012 - RC6 Power Savings
While Intel's Ivy Bridge launch is imminent, and I'm still digging through information concerning today's Intel Valleyview code drop that brings Ivy Bridge graphics to their next-generation Atom as they do away with PowerVR graphics for their SoCs, more graphics driver code to enable Haswell support has landed this evening.
21 March 2012 - Intel Haswell - 15 Comments
It's a very good week for open-source graphics drivers. Besides AMD releasing open-source support for Southern Islands and Trinity, Intel released the first bits of open-source Haswell support too. This afternoon, Intel has released open-source driver support for Valley View. Valley View is a CedarView-like Atom SoC, but rather than being crippled with PowerVR graphics, it has Ivy Bridge graphics.
21 March 2012 - Intel Valley View - 5 Comments
Recently I published benchmarks showing performance boosts for Intel Sandy Bridge with the Linux 3.3 and future 3.4 kernel DRM code, but how's the Mesa 8.1-devel performance looking?
20 March 2012 - Boosts? - 5 Comments
The open-source Intel Linux graphics driver code for Intel's 2013 platform, Haswell, has begun to surface.
19 March 2012 - Intel Haswell - 9 Comments
Arriving this weekend for the open-source Intel DRM graphics driver for the Linux kernel were new -- nearly re-written -- hardware context support patches.
18 March 2012 - Arrived - 1 Comment
Eric Anholt of Intel has just published the first patch-set for supporting version 1.40 of GLSL, the GL Shading Language, for Mesa.
9 March 2012 - GL Shading Language 1.40 - 6 Comments
Tizen, the Moblin-Maemo-MeeGo offspring, has seen its release of its SDK, the SDK source-code, the Tizen Web UI framework, and the Tizen Web API as beta. The developers still plan to have a final Tizen release out in the second quarter of this year.
1 March 2012 - Moblin-Maemo-MeeGo - 3 Comments
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
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