Hardware News Archives
The Custom Phoronix Desks Are Still Holding Up One Year Later

In case you missed the articles last year or are curious how they are holding up, here's an update on the custom L-shaped desks I built last year of galvanized pipes and sheets of butcherblock for being able to withstand the weight of plenty of monitors and other computer hardware.

6 June 2017 - Metal + Butcherblock - 9 Comments
Coreboot Ported To Another Core 2 Era Motherboard: G41C-GS

If you happen to have an ASRock G41C-GS still in use or tucked away in your closet, this older motherboard for Intel Core 2 CPUs now has support for Coreboot to free the proprietary BIOS of the motherboard. Or if you don't but still have other parts available, this motherboard is still available from a few online shops.

13 May 2017 - ASRock G41C-GS - 5 Comments
CodeAurora Continues Contributions To Freedreno's MSM DRM Driver

While there are still a few days left until the Linux 4.12 merge window closes and the 4.12 release candidates for the next two months, the Qualcomm-backed CodeAurora already has lined up some new code for the reverse-engineered, community-driven Freedreno MSM DRM driver for Adreno hardware.

9 May 2017 - Adreno Linux 4.12 - 14 Comments
New ARM Support Going Into The Linux 4.12 Kernel

The ARM changes for the mainline Linux kernel are usually quite extensive each cycle and with the Linux 4.12 merge window likely opening on Sunday evening it will be no different this time around.

29 April 2017 - ARM Hardware - 1 Comment
Heterogeneous Memory Management v20 Published

It's looking less and less likely like Heterogeneous Memory Management (HMM) will be mainlined for the Linux 4.12 kernel. This is the long-in-development effort by Jerome Glisse that would benefit CUDA, OpenCL, and more by allow device memory to be transparently used by any device process and for mirroring process address space on a device.

22 April 2017 - HMM v20 - 5 Comments
Polychromatic 0.3.8 Gives Greater Unofficial Love To Razer Devices On Linux

While Razer is exploring better Linux support for its products and not just limited to laptops, for now they don't have any official Linux configuration software for their products. Fortunately, community solutions exist, including Polychromatic that's been one of the more popular Razer open-source configuration tools in recent times.

5 April 2017 - Polychromatic 0.3.8 - 3 Comments

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