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

Written by Michael Larabel in Radeon on 7 April 2016 at 11:13 AM EDT. 5 Comments
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.

The AMDGPU 1.1 DDX driver release has some common changes with today's xf86-video-ati 7.7 release like support for TearFree on rotated/reflected outputs, fixed RandR CRTC transforms, and the other RandR-related work.

Original changes to this AMDGPU 1.1 X.Org driver release includes initial support for AMD Polaris GPUs, VDPAU/OpenGL interoperation now works when DRI3 is enabled, and other changes.

There is just about 50 changes to this driver update and you can find all of the xf86-video-amdgpu 1.1 details via this mailing list post.
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