Nouveau News Archives
Red Hat's Ben Skeggs pushed out new code this morning into the Nouveau DRM driver repository. In addition to some video BIOS work and other changes, initial support for the NVIDIA GK106 GPU was pushed into this reverse-engineered open-source driver.
7 December 2012 - GK106 - 25 Comments
One week after NVIDIA published 2D open-source driver code for their Tegra 2 ARM SoCs, which is applied to the Tegra DRM driver that will premiere with the Linux 3.8 kernel, code has now emerged for supporting the NVIDIA Tegra driver within the libdrm component.
4 December 2012 - NVIDIA Tegra - 2 Comments
More code was pushed to Nouveau's Linux kernel repository for their open-source DRM graphics driver. There's improvements to NVE0/Kepler, a new Falcon engine base class, and a number of other changes that have piled up.
22 November 2012 - Falcon Engine
The Gdev open-source NVIDIA CUDA run-time implementation is still being actively developed while PathScale's "PSCNV" fork of the Nouveau driver hasn't seen new commit activity in months.
22 November 2012 - Nouveau - 1 Comment
Maarten Lankhorst released a stable xf86-video-nouveau X.Org graphics driver update today for the reverse-engineered open-source NVIDIA support.
24 October 2012 - DDX Fixes - 5 Comments
Ben Skeggs of Red Hat pushed a number of new DRM commits into the Nouveau driver development repository today, including new support for Z compression.
19 October 2012 - NVIDIA GPUs - 3 Comments
The fight continues about not changing the Linux kernel symbols for DMA-BUF so that NVIDIA can support NVIDIA Optimus Technology within their proprietary graphics driver.
18 October 2012 - Alan Cox - 328 Comments
Some prominent open-source graphics driver developers have published a paper for last week's USENIX HotPower 2012 that covered the topic of Power and Performance Analysis of GPU-Accelerated Systems.
11 October 2012 - Maximizing Efficiency - 1 Comment
While it will still be a while before the Linux 3.7 kernel is even released, the Linux 3.8 kernel may end up having better Nouveau driver re-clocking support for the common "NV50" NVIDIA GPU family.
8 October 2012 - Linux 3.8
With the significant DRM changes in the Linux 3.7 kernel there's something to enjoy out of all the major open-source graphics drivers. For Nouveau users, it's particularly exciting right now and there's more hope for the future.
4 October 2012 - Nouveau Pull - 9 Comments
There's some fan/thermal-related commits hitting the Nouveau driver's DRM repository.
27 September 2012 - Turn Down That Fan - 11 Comments
According to a developer that began working on a PlayStation 3 graphics driver, which he's calling RSXGL, he reportedly got OpenGL 3.1 working from this Sony gaming console.
23 September 2012 - OpenGL 3.1 - 17 Comments
In continuation of NVIDIA Tegra With Open-Source Graphics Is Coming, here is the video that covers all of what's currently going on in the open-source Tegra world.
23 September 2012 - NVIDIA Tegra - 17 Comments
The Nouveau open-source driver is benefiting from sponsored X.Org EVoC work on the "Fermi Scripting Engine" to improve GeForce 400/500 series re-clocking.
23 September 2012 - Nouveau FSE
Maarten Lankhorst talked at XDC2012 about the ongoing open-source work for supporting NVIDIA Optimus technology on the Linux desktop.
21 September 2012 - NVIDIA Optimus - 7 Comments
For those curious about the open-source Nouveau graphics driver performance on Ubuntu 12.10, here's a few benchmarks from a recent test release of the Quantal Quetzal with the reverse-engineered NVIDIA driver code.
17 September 2012 - Nouveau Performance - 10 Comments
The xf86-video-nouveau 1.0.2 driver was released today to take advantage of the new capabilities of X.Org Server 1.13.
12 September 2012 - xf86-video-nouveau - 18 Comments
The reverse-engineered open-source Nouveau driver has received its own FUC microcode implementation that frees it from having to use the binary microcode produced by the proprietary NVIDIA Linux graphics driver for the GeForce 600 "Kepler" graphics processors, but there's still problems ahead in supporting this latest-generation hardware.
10 September 2012 - NVE0 Support - 1 Comment
While the RadeonSI Gallium3D driver could use a lot of help and the R600 Gallium3D driver still has an open TODO list, if you're a NVIDIA graphics hardware owner, the reverse-engineering Nouveau project could use your help.
7 September 2012 - Nouveau - 4 Comments
Over the weekend there was the push by Red Hat's Ben Skeggs that effectively reworks/rewrites the Nouveau DRM kernel module for reverse-engineered open-source NVIDIA graphics under Linux.
6 August 2012 - Nouveau DRM - 1 Comment
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