Intel News Archives
Intel CEO Brian Krzanich Resigns

While Intel's second quarter revenue and non-GAAP EPS is exceeding their prior guidance, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich has resigned effective immediately.

21 June 2018 - Replaced By Bob Swan - 31 Comments
There's A Discussion Again About Flipping On Intel "Fastboot" DRM Driver Support

For over six years now has been the Intel DRM driver's "Fastboot" support for eliminating unnecessary mode-set operations during the boot process, with an original focus on improving the laptop/ultrabook boot experience. While there have been attempts at getting Fastboot enabled by default, it hasn't happened to date but now a Red Hat developer is hoping to get it turned on for at least some generations of Intel hardware to benefit the work going into improving the Fedora boot experience.

7 June 2018 - i915.fastboot - 4 Comments
Vega M Graphics On Intel Kabylake G CPUs Are Beginning To Work Under Linux

We have been covering the Linux driver upbringing of "Vega M" for the Vega/Polaris graphics found in select newer Intel "Kabylake G" processors. The code is still in flight before it will work in all released versions of the Linux driver components, but for those willing to build the code or rely upon third party repositories, Vega M is now working on Linux.

27 May 2018 - Success - 9 Comments
Intel ANV Vulkan Driver Adds Initial Support For Icelake

While we are still waiting for Intel Cannonlake CPUs with "Gen 10" graphics to formally launch (which looks like may not happen now until very late 2018 or early 2019, with the recent Intel earnings call indicating no 10nm volume production until 2019), open-source Intel developers continue their work on the Linux bring-up of Icelake "Gen 11" graphics.

27 April 2018 - Intel Icelake - 1 Comment
Intel OpenCL NEO Compute Stack Moves To "Production" Quality OpenCL 2.1

This year Intel open-sourced their "NEO" OpenCL compute stack included a new compute runtime, a new LLVM/Clang-based compiler, makes use of the Intel Graphics Memory Management Library (GMMLIB), etc. While we don't hear too much from the NEO effort on an ongoing basis, their OpenCL 2.1 support for recent hardware generations is now to production quality.

25 April 2018 - Intel Compute Runtime - 8 Comments
Intel KVMGT 2018-Q1 Release Offers Mediated GPU Pass-Through Improvements

While the relevant bits for supporting Intel GPU mediated pass-through to virtual machines with KVM are now upstream in the Linux kernel as well as in QEMU 2.12, Intel developers have just announced their quarterly release of "KVMGT" for those wanting the officially blessed configuration for running Intel virtual GPU support with KVM virtual machines.

20 April 2018 - Intel GVT-g for KVM - 14 Comments

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