Mesa 17.2.1 Released With Restored RADV Vulkan RX Vega Support
Written by Michael Larabel in Mesa on 17 September 2017 at 07:28 PM EDT. Add A Comment
MESA --
As anticipated, Mesa 17.2.1 is now available for those wanting to use the latest stable point release of Mesa3D for the best, stable open-source 3D graphics user experience on Linux and other operating systems.

Emil Velikov announced the late Sunday night release of Mesa 17.2.1. Over Mesa 17.2.0 released earlier this month, the first point release features working RADV Vulkan driver support for RX Vega "GFX9" graphics hardware, GLSL shader cache improvements, various OpenGL fixes to i965 / RadeonSI / Nouveau NVC0, glibc 2.26 compatibility improvements, and a range of other fixes and minor enhancements.

The complete list of Mesa 17.2.1 fixes can be found via the release announcement on Mesa-dev. Bi-weekly point releases of Mesa 17.2 are expected through the Mesa 17.3 feature release around late November or early December.

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