Mesa 17.1 RC4 Released, Fixes Polaris 12 Support
Written by Michael Larabel in Mesa on 8 May 2017 at 08:35 AM EDT. 6 Comments
Emil Velikov has announced the Mesa 17.1-rc4 test release and plans to officially release Mesa 17.1 tomorrow if no further issues come about.

Mesa 17.1 RC4 has a number of bug fixes ranging from Android matters to the Intel i965 code to Etnaviv and LLVM 4.0 support in the SCons build system.

Notable for Mesa 17.1-RC4 is that it contains a back-ported fix for Polaris 12 / Radeon RX 550 hardware. The RX 550 / Polaris 12 GPUs will now have working 3D with Mesa 17.1. Additionally, the RADV driver patch was back-ported too so Vulkan should be working on these new AMD GPUs.

The list of accepted fixes for Mesa 17.1-RC4 can be found via Mesa-dev.

Details on the new Mesa 17.1 features via this overview.
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