Mesa 11.1.1 Brings Many Fixes To All The Popular Drivers
Written by Michael Larabel in Mesa on 13 January 2016 at 11:40 AM EST. 2 Comments
MESA --
Emil Velikov announced the release this morning of Mesa 11.1.1 as the first big point release over Mesa 11.1.

Mesa 11.1.1 has important fixes for AMD Fury "Fiji" GPUs, HyperZ improvements for RadeonSI, geometry shader work for R600g, changes to Nouveau, and improvements to Freedreno and the Intel i965 driver. This release also has fixes for the GRID Autosport racing game and last but not least adds the new PCI IDs needed for Kabylake enablement.

In total there are more than 50 fixes part of the Mesa 11.1.1 release. Complete details on the changes for this point release can be found via the Mesa announcement message. Meanwhile, all major new functionality is going into Mesa 11.2 for an anticipated release in March.
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