Chris Wilson

Chris Wilson is an Intel Open-Source Technology Center employee responsible for much of the work on Cairo along with the xf86-video-intel DDX driver and its Sandy Bridge New Acceleration (SNA) architecture.

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Chris Wilson Articles & Reviews

Intel SNA Ivy Bridge - September 2012   Display Drivers   04 Sep 2012
Intel SNA Performance Continues To Be Compelling   Display Drivers   28 Jul 2012
Intel SNA With Unity, Unity 2D & GNOME Shell   Display Drivers   11 Sep 2011

Chris Wilson Linux News

Intel Linux Graphics Driver Scheduling Improvements In...   Intel   15 Jul 2020
Intel Graphics Driver Sees Fair Low-Latency Scheduling...   Intel   08 Jun 2020
Linux 5.7-rc1 Marks More Than 915k Commits, 28.4...   Linux Kernel   13 Apr 2020
Whoops, Linux 5.5 Missed Some "Critical"...   Intel   12 Feb 2020
The Linux Kernel Enters 2020 At 27.8 Million Lines In...   Linux Kernel   01 Jan 2020
Intel Linux Graphics Driver Patches For Fast Soft-RC6...   Intel   19 Nov 2019
Intel To Try Flipping IOMMU On By Default For Linux...   Intel   09 Sep 2019
Intel's Iris Gallium3D Driver Working On Better GPU...   Intel   25 Mar 2019
Intel's OpenGL Mesa Driver To Better Handle Recovery...   Intel   15 Feb 2019
The Linux Kernel Ends 2018 With Almost 75k Commits...   Linux Kernel   31 Dec 2018
Intel Iris Gallium3D Open-Source Driver Continues...   Intel   27 Nov 2018
The Linux Kernel Has Grown By 225k Lines of Code So...   Linux Kernel   16 Sep 2018
Linux Games/Apps Might Get Greater Control Over GPU...   Intel   15 Mar 2018
Wayland's Weston Gets Patch For High Priority GPU...   Wayland   01 Mar 2018
xf86-video-intel Gets Coffee Lake Support   Intel   11 Jan 2018
The Linux Kernel Gained 2.5 Million Lines Of Code, 71k...   Linux Kernel   01 Jan 2018
Intel Ironlake Receives Patches For RC6 Power Savings   Intel   19 Nov 2017
Intel Wires In EGL Context Priority Support For Their...   Mesa   20 Oct 2017
Git Statistics Showing The Rate Of Change For Linux...   Linux Kernel   14 May 2017
Little Perf Improvements & User-Defined Priority...   Intel   19 Apr 2017
Linux 4.10-rc1 Gained 488k Lines, Kernel Up 1.9+...   Linux Kernel   26 Dec 2016
The Linux 4.9 Kernel Is Around 22.3 Million Lines   Linux Kernel   11 Dec 2016
A Priority Scheduler Is Being Worked On For Intel's...   Intel   02 Nov 2016
Intel Sends In A Second Batch Of Graphics Driver...   Intel   24 Aug 2016
Intel's X.Org Driver Still Being Developed, No Sign Of...   Intel   02 Aug 2016
Video & Input Driver ABIs Will Change Again For...   X.Org   20 Jul 2016
Intel's 3.0 X.Org Driver Has Now Been In Development...   Intel   07 Sep 2015
SNA Is Four Years Old - Intel's 3.0 X.Org Driver Still...   Intel   09 Jun 2015
Intel Works On Page-Flipping For The Mode-Setting...   X.Org   22 Apr 2015
70 Intel DRM Linux Kernel Patches Bring Some...   Intel   07 Apr 2015
Intel X.Org Driver Enables Render-Nodes By Default For...   Intel   10 Feb 2015
Intel Has A Few More Graphics Changes For The Linux...   Intel   24 Jan 2015
GLX_EXT_buffer_age Patches For Mesa DRI2   Mesa   21 Jan 2015
Intel 2.99.917 X.Org Driver Released, 3.0 Release...   Intel   21 Dec 2014
Skylake Support Added To Intel's X.Org Driver   X.Org   26 Sep 2014
Intel's 3.0 X.Org Driver Takes Another Step Closer To...   Intel   08 Sep 2014
Intel 3.0 X.Org Driver Still Baking, New Development...   Intel   23 Jul 2014
Intel Linux Driver Trying Bay Trail Aggressive...   Intel   03 Jul 2014
Intel X.Org Gets DRI3+Present, Variable Cursor Sizes,...   Intel   10 Jun 2014
DRI3 & Present Support Finally Land Within Intel's...   X.Org   02 Jun 2014
Intel Frame-Buffer Compression Still Not On By Default   Intel   25 Mar 2014
Intel Still Polishing Their 3.0 X.Org Graphics Driver   Intel   10 Feb 2014
Pre-3.0 Intel X.Org Driver Gets More Fixings   Intel   01 Feb 2014
Intel X.Org Driver Gets Fixes, Broadwell Acceleration   Intel   30 Dec 2013
Intel Broadwell Support Commited To X.Org Driver   Intel   11 Dec 2013
Intel X.Org Driver Released With New Stability Fixes   Intel   13 Nov 2013
Intel X.Org Driver Now Handles Better Tear-Free   Intel   23 Oct 2013
Intel X.Org 3.0 Driver To Get One More Feature   Intel   09 Oct 2013
GLAMOR'ized Radeon Driver Shows Hope Over EXA   Radeon   03 Oct 2013
SNA Continues To Be Far Better Than UXA, GLAMOR   Intel   01 Oct 2013
Intel Steps Closer To 3.0 X.Org Driver Release   Intel   29 Sep 2013
Intel Reverts Plans, Will Not Support Ubuntu's XMir   Intel   07 Sep 2013
Intel 3.0 Linux Driver To Enable SNA, Support XMir   Intel   04 Sep 2013
Linux 3.12 Enables Haswell's Iris eLLC Cache Support   Intel   02 Sep 2013
Intel Driver Gains Virtual/Remote Output Support   Intel   31 Aug 2013
Cairo 1.12.16 Takes Care A Whole Lot Of Bugs   Intel   26 Aug 2013
Intel DDX Gains Experimental Render Node Support   Intel   24 Aug 2013
Intel 2.21.15 X.Org Driver Has PRIME, BSD Fixes   Intel   21 Aug 2013
Intel Driver Receives Haswell GT3e Performance Tuning   Intel   04 Aug 2013
Intel 2.21.13 Driver Fixes Performance Regressions   Intel   28 Jul 2013
Intel Haswell On Linux: Updated SNA vs. UXA 2D Tests   Intel   19 Jul 2013
Intel X.Org Driver Offers Various Improvements   Intel   14 Jul 2013
Intel 2.21.11 Driver Works On Fastboot, Bug Fixes   Intel   01 Jul 2013
Intel Driver Gets More Fixes, Performance Tweaks   Intel   22 Jun 2013
Intel 2.21.9 X.Org Driver Calls Out More Regressions   Intel   06 Jun 2013
Intel Ivy Bridge: UXA vs. SNA - Updated Benchmarks   Intel   29 May 2013
Intel 2.21.8 Driver Takes Care Of COW Regressions   Intel   27 May 2013
Top Contributors To The Intel Linux DRM Driver   Intel   13 May 2013
Intel Linux Driver Gets Support For New Haswell IDs   Intel   27 Apr 2013
Intel i915 Gallium3D Driver Might Become The Default   Intel   17 Apr 2013
Intel 2.21.5 Driver Brings Fixes For Haswell, GLAMOR   Intel   21 Mar 2013
Intel X.Org Driver Update Gets New Features   X.Org   11 Mar 2013
SNA Delivers Huge Gains Over UXA For Intel...   Intel   27 Feb 2013
Intel X.Org Driver Gets Hand-Tuning For SSE4, AVX2   Intel   26 Feb 2013
OpenGL 3.0 Features For Intel Ironlake Unlikely   Mesa   23 Feb 2013
Intel 2.21.3 X.Org Graphics Driver Released   Intel   20 Feb 2013
Chris Wilson Begins With Intel 2.21 X.Org Point...   Intel   10 Feb 2013
Development Pace Of X.Org Is On The Decline   X.Org   06 Feb 2013
Intel 2.21 X.Org Driver Brings Notable Features   Intel   02 Feb 2013
Multi-Threading Cairo-Image For Better Performance   Intel   26 Jan 2013
Intel SNA Continues To Be Tweaked   Intel   24 Jan 2013
Nouveau Can Beat NVIDIA With Cairo In Select Cases   Intel   22 Jan 2013
Intel Releases Its 19th Driver In The 2.20 Series   Intel   20 Jan 2013
Intel Driver Update Fixes Performance Regressions   Intel   16 Jan 2013
Ubuntu Still Deciding About Intel Acceleration Support   Intel   09 Jan 2013
Intel Still Playing With i830GM/845G Stability   Intel   26 Dec 2012
2D Support On Old Intel Hardware: Nothing But Misery   Intel   17 Dec 2012
Intel Finally Delivers Stable i830GM/i845G Driver   Intel   15 Dec 2012
xf86-video-intel 2.20.15 Takes Care Of More Fixes   X.Org   03 Dec 2012
Intel Driver Update Improves Old Hardware Support   Intel   26 Nov 2012
Intel 2.20.13 Driver Update Carries More Bug-Fixes   Intel   11 Nov 2012
Intel Linux Driver Still Working To Address Tearing   Intel   21 Oct 2012
Intel X.Org Driver Gets A Number Of Core Bug-Fixes   Intel   15 Oct 2012
Cairo 1.12.4 Brings Worthwhile Changes   X.Org   05 Oct 2012
Intel Driver Update Brings Back XvMC, Fixes Bugs   Intel   29 Sep 2012
Intel Valley View SDV Powers On With X.Org   Intel   17 Sep 2012
Released Intel Driver Gets PRIME'd For Sharing   Intel   08 Sep 2012
Ubuntu's Unity Is Also Painful For 2D Performance   Ubuntu   05 Sep 2012
Intel Puts Out Yet Another 2.20.x DDX Driver   Intel   02 Sep 2012
Yet Another Intel 2.20.x Graphics Driver Release   Intel   26 Aug 2012