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VC4 Gallium3D Gets Much Faster Texture Upload/Download Performance, Helping GLAMOR

It's been a while since last having major progress to report on the Broadcom VideoCore 4 (VC4) open-source driver stack most notably used by the Raspberry Pi boards or the next-generation Broadcom VideoCore "V3D" driver stack. The lack of recent progress has been due to lead developer Eric Anholt being away on paternity leave, but he is back now with another update on this open-source ARM graphics undertaking.

9 September 2018 - Raspberry Pi VideoCore Driver - 6 Comments
Wolfenstein: The Old Blood - Latest Steam Play Game On Linux Receiving Mesa Fix

While the Mesa OpenGL/Vulkan drivers have matured into great shape particularly over the past two years for vastly improving the Linux gaming experience on Radeon and Intel hardware, with Valve's Steam Play allowing more Windows games on Linux via Proton/Wine has opened up Mesa to needing a lot more optimizations, workarounds, and dealing with other intricacies. The latest receiving the special treatment is Wolfenstein: The Old Blood.

8 September 2018 - Wolfenstein: The Old Blood - 27 Comments
Mesa 18.2 Released With Vega 20 Support, OpenGL 4.4 Compat Profile & A Lot More

Following a few delays that pushed back its release date from August to ultimately today, Mesa 18.2 is out as this third-quarter 2018 update to the Mesa3D graphics driver stack most commonly associated with the Linux desktop's open-source Vulkan/OpenGL drivers for Intel, Radeon, and Nouveau (as well as many smaller drivers).

7 September 2018 - Mesa 18.2.0 - 8 Comments
Mesa 18.1.7 Released With Few Bug Fixes

Mesa 18.1.7 ships with the last two weeks worth of fixes in the Mesa stable space. But overall this isn't nearly as big as past Mesa 18.1 point releases. Mesa 18.1.7 has some minor fixes to R600 Gallium3D, Intel i965, RADV Vulkan driver fixes, the Doom workaround has been back-ported to RADV, and a variety of other fixes.'

24 August 2018 - Mesa 18.1.7 - Add A Comment
Collabora's Mesa EGLDevice Work To Better Support Multiple GPUs

As covered earlier this month, Emil Velikov at Collabora has been working on EGLDevice support for Mesa. These EGL extensions originally developed by NVIDIA are being pursued by Mesa developers for better dealing with the enumeration and querying of multiple GPUs on a system.

21 August 2018 - EGLDevice For Mesa - 2 Comments
Mesa 18.2 Is Releasing Soon With Many OpenGL / Vulkan Driver Improvements

Mesa 18.2.0 is expected to be released in the days ahead as the latest quarterly feature release to this collection of open-source user-space graphics driver components. As has been the case each quarter for particularly the past few years, these timed quarterly releases are quite feature-packed.

21 August 2018 - Mesa 18.2 Features - 16 Comments
Mesa 18.2-RC3 Released With Two Dozen Fixes

Mesa 18.2 as the next quarterly feature release to the contained OpenGL/Vulkan drivers is about two weeks out if all goes well, but today for testing Mesa 18.2-RC3 is now available.

15 August 2018 - Mesa 18.2 - 1 Comment

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