Radeon News Archives
AMD Radeon Pro 18.Q3 Linux Driver Released

AMD has released their Radeon Pro 18.Q3 enterprise driver update, including for supported Linux distributions, as their QA-tested professional-grade driver update for the quarter.

8 August 2018 - Radeon Pro 18.Q3 - 13 Comments
A Number Of AMDGPU DRM Fixes Prepped Ahead Of Linux 4.19

Following AMD staging numerous AMDGPU DRM improvements in DRM-Next for Linux 4.19, they have moved onto further testing this code and providing various fixes for some of the early fallout to these changes ahead of the next kernel cycle.

2 August 2018 - AMDGPU Fixes - 20 Comments
Radeon/AMDGPU DRM Drivers Get HD Audio Component Support

If there is one part of the Radeon/AMDGPU open-source graphics driver stack that feels like it's been somewhat neglected over time has been the HDMI/DP audio support. Fortunately, another improvement is on the way for bettering it.

23 July 2018 - Better HDMI Audio - 13 Comments
2018 Brings A New Linux X.Org Display Driver Update For The ATI RAGE 128

Last month I wrote about a new attempt at improving the ATI RAGE 128 X.Org driver... Yes, for the for the Rage graphics cards from the late 90's in the days of AGP and PCI where core/memory clock speeds were commonly in the double digits... If you are a hobbyist fond of these vintage graphics cards and are still running with these OpenGL 1.1~1.2 capable GPUs, there is a new X.Org driver update.

20 July 2018 - ATI RAGE 128 - 13 Comments
Raven Ridge Support Posted For AMDKFD Compute Driver

Felix Kuehling of AMD sent out the remaining six patches for getting the AMD Raven Ridge (Ryzen APUs) working with the AMDKFD kernel compute driver so that the ROCm/OpenCL user-space compute stack can be run on these new APUs.

13 July 2018 - Raven GFX 9 + AMDKFD Compute - 3 Comments
Vega 20 Support Added To RadeonSI Gallium3D Driver

With the upcoming Linux 4.18 kernel release due out in August there is the AMDGPU kernel driver support for Vega 20, the yet-to-be-released Vega GPU said to be the 7nm part launching later this year in Radeon Instinct products and featuring 32GB of HBM2 and adding some new deep learning instructions. Now the RadeonSI Gallium3D user-space driver for OpenGL within Mesa has Vega 20 support.

12 July 2018 - Vega 20 - 6 Comments
Pre-AMDGPU xf86-video-ati X.Org Driver Sees A Round Of Improvements

It's rare in recent years to have anything to report on xf86-video-ati, the X.Org driver for the display/2D experience for pre-GCN Radeon graphics cards. But this week has been a large batch of fixes and improvements for those using this DDX driver with pre-HD7000 series hardware.

11 July 2018 - xf86-video-ati - 9 Comments
RADV Driver Gets Faster Shader LLVM Compilation

It's an exciting day in RADV land as in addition to work on the new Vulkan 1.1.80 extensions, David Airlie landed a patch he's been baking for speeding up the shader compilation performance for this open-source Radeon Vulkan driver within Mesa.

9 July 2018 - RADV Shaders - 6 Comments
RandR Lease Support Appears Ready For AMDGPU X.Org Driver

Keith Packard doing his contract work for Valve to improve the Linux display infrastructure for VR head-mounted displays has been wrapping up his efforts with recently landing the Vulkan bits into Mesa and now the necessary xf86-video-amdgpu patches also are set to be merged there in the days ahead.

7 July 2018 - xf86-video-amdgpu - 5 Comments

840 Radeon news articles published on Phoronix.