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  • Linuxxx
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    Originally posted by dylanmtaylor View Post
    Not surprised that Intel is going to have open-source drivers for these new cards from day one, but I'm happy about it. They've always been good about this, long before AMD ever had an open source driver.
    Yeah, now let's just hope that Linux 5.16 is still released this year and therefore becomes next year's LTS release, which also means it's the kernel which is going to be shipped with Ubuntu 22.04 LTS.

    Else either Canonical will have to backport the patches to their kernel themselves (AFAIR they already did this in the past before) or most users will be stuck waiting until January 2023, when Ubuntu 22.04.2 LTS should ship with the 22.10 Hardware-Enablement Stack.

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  • dylanmtaylor
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    Not surprised that Intel is going to have open-source drivers for these new cards from day one, but I'm happy about it. They've always been good about this, long before AMD ever had an open source driver.

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  • Intel Posts Patches Bringing Up DG2/Alchemist Discrete Video Memory For Linux

    Phoronix: Intel Posts Patches Bringing Up DG2/Alchemist Discrete Video Memory For Linux

    Since the start of July we've seen Intel beginning Linux support patches for their DG2 graphics card that is now known by the "Alchemist" codename. There's been several rounds of DG2 patches since they started publicly pushing out the code -- including some notable work like DisplayPort 2.0 bring-up -- while sent out this Sunday is another important piece of the puzzle: getting the device memory (the dedicated vRAM) actually working with the open-source driver...

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