Intel News Archives
Work Continues On FP64 Support For OpenGL 4.0 On Intel's Driver

While the RadeonSI and Nouveau NVC0 Gallium3D drivers are now at OpenGL 4.1 compliance, the open-source Intel Mesa driver remains stuck at OpenGL 3.3. Blocking the Intel driver from OpenGL 4.0 compliance is FP64 and tessellation shader sub-routine. While work is underway on both extensions -- plus ARB_vertex_attrib_64bit for OpenGL 4.1 -- it looks like the FP64 support may not be too far out.

15 August 2015 - Intel OpenGL FP64 - 8 Comments
Intel's Mesa DRI Driver Now Supports Shader Subroutines

This week Mesa development is very exciting with OpenGL 4.0~4.1 support being reached and the open-source hardware drivers now just filling in their gaps. Intel's Mesa i965 DRI driver is getting ready to declare OpenGL 4.0 compliance.

24 July 2015 - OpenGL 4 - 7 Comments
Intel's Haswell Iris Graphics vs. Broadwell Iris Pro

This past weekend I posted an open-source Linux graphics driver comparison with an A10-7870K Godavari vs. i7-4790K Haswell vs. i7-5775C Broadwell. Beyond the already-published discrete AMD/NVIDIA GPU results to see how Intel's socketed Broadwell with Iris Pro 6200 Graphics stack up, there were also requests from readers for seeing some Haswell Iris results.

21 July 2015 - HSW vs. BDW - 2 Comments
Are Intel Iris Pro 6200 Graphics Fast Enough For Steam Linux Gaming?

While I'm still working on my full Intel Core i7 5775C Linux review of this socketed Broadwell processor with Iris Pro Graphics 6200, and still working through some strange issues, I do have some Steam Linux gaming figures to share tonight for those interested in how Intel's latest-generation Iris Graphics are performing with the open-source Mesa driver stack.

14 July 2015 - Iris Pro Graphics 6200 On Linux - 36 Comments
The Other Companies Participating The Most In Mesa/DRI Discussions

Earlier today I wrote about how Intel has a lot of Linux graphics developers (likely 30~50) and is by far the company with the most active developers working on the open-source graphics stack. Here's some other numbers as part of the mailing list parsing for the other active companies, including NVIDIA, AMD, and Samsung.

9 July 2015 - Mailing Lists - 3 Comments
Working Around The Intel Core i7 5775C Broadwell Stability Issue On Linux

On Friday I mentioned I was running into stability issues on Linux with the Core i7 5775C, Intel's new socketed, high-end Broadwell processor with Iris 6200 graphics. The issue was quite perplexing, but I seem to have finally figured out a workaround for this problem that seems to be plaguing other early i7-5775C Linux users too.

5 July 2015 - Success! - 12 Comments
Trying To Run The Intel Core i7 5775C On Linux

A few days ago I received the Intel Core i7 5775C for Linux testing, one of the first Broadwell desktop/socketed chips featuring Iris 6200 graphics. In the days since, I've been trying to test it under Linux.

3 July 2015 - Problems So Far - 30 Comments
Intel Is Landing More OpenMP 4.0 Functionality In LLVM Clang

In May the LLVM Clang compiler reached the state of complete OpenMP 3.1 support after the liberally licensed compiler saw its OpenMP support stagger for so long out-of-tree. Intel had been leading the recent efforts for getting OpenMP working in Clang and they've continued in working towards OpenMP 4.0 compliance.

18 June 2015 - OpenMP 4.0 - Add A Comment
SNA Is Four Years Old - Intel's 3.0 X.Org Driver Still Unreleased

Besides Phoronix celebrating its 11th birthday, last week Intel's SNA 2D acceleration architecture had its birthday and turned four years old. While the xf86-video-intel 3.0 DDX driver release is to make SNA the default for 2D acceleration over UXA, there's still no signs of this release happening.

9 June 2015 - xf86-video-intel 3.0 - 11 Comments

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