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  • AMDGPU X.Org 1.1 Driver Adds Polaris Support, VDPAU/OpenGL Interop With DRI3

    Phoronix: AMDGPU X.Org 1.1 Driver Adds Polaris Support, VDPAU/OpenGL Interop With DRI3

    In addition to xf86-video-ati 7.7 being released this morning, AMD developers released the xf86-video-amdgpu 1.1 DDX for those using a GCN 1.2+ GPU with the AMDGPU kernel driver...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...org-1.1-Driver

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    I made my new gearsongallium livecd with amdgpu support(CIK\gcn 1.1 enabled) + opencl from amdgpu-pro included
    http://www.gearsongallium.com/?p=2998

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    • #3
      There is a Feature Freeze Exception bug open for Ubuntu 16.04: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+s...u/+bug/1567341

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      • #4
        Michael, I would love to see benchmarks of;
        - xf86-video-modesetting vs Nouvoe
        - xf86-video-modesetting vs Intel
        - xf86-video-modesetting vs AMDGPU

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        • #5
          Wouldn't the DDX driver be obsolete when using glamour?
          What else do these drivers do and what is done on a complete wayland desktop?

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