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  • AMD Lines Up Another Batch Of Radeon Graphics Fixes For Linux 5.8

    Phoronix: AMD Lines Up Another Batch Of Radeon Graphics Fixes For Linux 5.8

    Linux 5.8 features for the Radeon "AMDGPU" kernel driver include the likes of Navi soft recovery and better handling of critical thermal faults on Radeon GPUs as well as enabling TMZ support. With feature work being capped off already on the DRM graphics front for Linux 5.8, AMD developers have been tidying up the code and readying more fixes for all of the new code set to premiere with this imminent merge window...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...ux-5.8-Fixes-2

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    Glad to read more fix for Raven Ridge. The performance on HP Envy X360 Convertible Ryzen 2500u is impeccable. It is a matter for further optimization possible. Hopefully the OpenCL part will get more improvement as well as the AMDGPU-Pro version seems fully using the hardware compare compared to the ROCm despite the unknown GPU status (it should read Vega 8).

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    • #3
      Now if they could only get the idle power and fan utilization on my RX 570 to match windows..... 1125 rpm fan idle ...../

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      • #4
        Nice to see that they are getting more stuff to -next early

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        • #5
          I think Renoir also has what is labelled as VCN 2.5, where Navi has VCN 2.0...

          ..dare we hope for AV1 decode?

          Separately, Renoir also has DCN 2.1 - vs 2.0 for Navi - and that added HDMI 2.1 for Desktop Renoir (with B550 board support required).

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