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    Phoronix: Mesa Adds Option For Changing Intel's OpenGL Driver Default

    While originally Intel planned to transition their OpenGL driver default to the modern "Iris" Gallium3D driver rather than the longstanding "i965" DRI driver for Mesa 19.3, that was pushed back to Mesa 20.0 for introduction in Q1'2020. In aiming to make that revised milestone a reality, a new option has been added to Mesa 20.0 with the Meson build system for being able to indicate the Intel OpenGL driver preference...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...er-Iris-Driver

  • #2
    Can Iris be used with Haswell mobile integrated graphics?
    I've got a Haswell HD4600..

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    • #3
      Originally posted by mzs.112000 View Post
      Can Iris be used with Haswell mobile integrated graphics?
      I've got a Haswell HD4600..
      No, sorry. Broadwell and newer.
      Free Software Developer .:. Mesa and Xorg
      Opinions expressed in these forum posts are my own.

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      • #4
        I've tried it out, mostly stable. I did experience one very bad screen freeze (with a small amount of corruption). Haven't tested performance much.

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        • #5
          Originally posted by Kayden View Post

          No, sorry. Broadwell and newer.
          If you build iris without i965 will it automatically be prefered now?

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