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NVIDIA 378.09 Driver Adds Multi-Threaded GLSL Shader Compilation, Vulkan Extensions

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  • #11
    Originally posted by Anthony25 View Post
    And normally, they also fix a suspend issue with gtx9xx and gtx10xx gpus: https://devtalk.nvidia.com/default/t...54788/#5054788
    Thank the lord. That's been driving me nuts.

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    • #12
      kwin_x11 and compositing still broken,

      also settings of kwin_x11 crash immediately upon attempted launch

      /sigh

      this has been going on since 375.20 !

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      • #13
        Originally posted by kernelOfTruth View Post
        kwin_x11 and compositing still broken,

        also settings of kwin_x11 crash immediately upon attempted launch

        /sigh

        this has been going on since 375.20 !
        nvidia-drivers-375.26 here and no problem. any errors?

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        • #14
          Originally posted by cj.wijtmans View Post

          nvidia-drivers-375.26 here and no problem. any errors?
          Unfortunately not - it just crashes and then relaunched without compositing,

          it's saying that compositing couldn't load/start

          perhaps it's due to running a hardened toolchain and a kernel which was compiled by a hardened toolchain, don't know

          At least it shouldn't make a difference since with 370.28 it works fine

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          • #15
            At simple seek this drivers works normally with wine 2.0 rc5



            However more tests are needed



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            • #16
              A new extension means it is currently used by nothing. It may be used in the future by stuff that should be using Vulkan.

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              • #17
                Originally posted by kernelOfTruth View Post

                Unfortunately not - it just crashes and then relaunched without compositing,

                it's saying that compositing couldn't load/start

                perhaps it's due to running a hardened toolchain and a kernel which was compiled by a hardened toolchain, don't know

                At least it shouldn't make a difference since with 370.28 it works fine
                Perhaps its time to check logs and backtraces, you are running linux after all.

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                • #18
                  Originally posted by Michael View Post
                  ??? RadeonSI nor any other Mesa extensions currently have GL_ARB_parallel_shader_compile flipped on.
                  Nvidia actually cached compiled shaders for ages, Mesa still doesn't have this functionality mainlined IIRC (there have been many posts on this subreddit).
                  Basically, now they have both multithreaded compilation (faster first time compile for things like start of deus ex: man kind divided - it took like several minutes on clean cache before, it was instant on subsequent game starts). I think I will delete my cache and reset DE:MKD just to see if it takes shorter time to come up on clean cache.

                  Edit: it seems that MKD doesn't take advantage of it, it remains single threaded. I guess there was no point in using it before when only nvidia drivers were supported and they didn't have it at the time.
                  Last edited by ; 19 January 2017, 07:05 PM.

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