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Intel Hardware Context Support Patches Arrive

New patches have turned up for the Intel Linux kernel DRM driver to implement hardware context support.
15 February 2012 - HW Context - 3 Comments

Intel Tries To Fix RC6 Support Once Again

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

VA-API Video Decoding Support For Wayland

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

Intel Is Planning To Drop PowerVR Graphics

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

Intel's Lynx Point Chipset Is Getting Ready On Linux

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

Intel Haswell Graphics Driver To Be Opened Up Soon

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

Intel's Brewing New Linux Graphics Driver Features

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

Interlaced Support For Intel's Linux Graphics Driver

Daniel Vetter of Intel has published a new patch-set to enable interlaced support within their DRM kernel driver.
27 January 2012 - Testing Time

VA-API Video Acceleration On Intel Medfield

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

Intel Has 50 Patches For ACPI/Power In Linux 3.3

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 Wants YOUR Linux Questions, Feedback

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

Tizen Puts Out Some Code, SDK Preview

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

Intel Ivy Bridge Linux Support Clarification

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

Intel's Medfield Still A Botched Binary Mess Under Linux?

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

Will Intel's Ivy Bridge Be Trouble-Free On Linux?

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

MeeGo-Successor Tizen Is Still Vaporware

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

Poulsbo Looks Better On Ubuntu 12.04, But Still Ugly

Intel GMA500 "Poulsbo" graphics have a better out-of-the-box experience under the forthcoming Ubuntu 12.04 LTS release thanks to improvements in the open-source field, but ultimately it's still an ugly mess.
29 December 2011 - Intel GMA500 - 4 Comments

Semaphores Continue Biting Intel Linux Users

It turns out the semaphore issues for Intel Sandy Bridge Linux users continues to be present and it's resulting in the patch from the recent Intel merge having to be changed at the last minute within the Linux 3.2 kernel.
23 December 2011 - Sandy Bridge Bug - 3 Comments

Intel Hits "Almost There" GL 3.0 Support In Mesa

There's just a week and a half left to the year, but will Intel be successful in their goal of open-source OpenGL 3.0 support in Mesa for their Sandy/Ivy Bridge hardware in 2011? It looks like they will fall just short.
21 December 2011 - Intel Sandy Bridge / Ivy Bridge - 35 Comments

RC6 Is Now Flipped On For Intel SNB, IVB Hardware

RC6 power-savings is now on by default for Intel Sandy Bridge and Ivy Bridge graphics hardware in the upcoming Linux 3.2 kernel.
16 December 2011 - Linux Support

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