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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 - 12 Comments
Intel Icelake Server Chips To Support WBNOINVD & PCONFIG

The GCC and LLVM/Clang compilers have been working on Icelake CPU support for a while now as just the "icelake" target but now it's being separated into "icelake-client" and "icelake-server" as the CPU feature differences between the desktop-class processors and Xeon server chips become more clear for this succeeding generation to Cannonlake.

15 March 2018 - New Instructions - 7 Comments
Intel GLSL On-Disk Shader Cache Enabled By Default

For Mesa 18.0 is the initial Intel shader cache support for archiving compiled GLSL shaders on-disk to speed up the load times of subsequent game loads and other benefits. For the Mesa 18.0 release the functionality isn't enabled by default but it will be for Mesa 18.1.

21 February 2018 - Intel Shader Cache Is On - 10 Comments
Initial Intel Icelake Support Lands In Mesa OpenGL Driver, Vulkan Support Started

A few days back I reported on Intel Icelake patches for the i965 Mesa driver in bringing up the OpenGL support now that several kernel patch series have been published for enabling these "Gen 11" graphics within the Direct Rendering Manager driver. This Icelake support has been quick to materialize even with Cannonlake hardware not yet being available.

16 February 2018 - ANV Vulkan - Add A Comment
Intel 2017Q4 Graphics Stack Recipe Released

Intel's Open-Source Technology Center has announced their 2017Q4 graphics stack recipe, which comes down to all of the system components they currently recommend for making a great Intel Linux system.

14 February 2018 - Quarterly Stack - 3 Comments

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