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Radeon Vulkan Driver Added To Mesa, Fresh Radeon Vulkan vs. OpenGL Benchmarks + AMDGPU-PRO   Display Drivers   2016-10-06
Open-Source ATI Driver Achieves 3D Success   Display Drivers   2008-05-27
Nouveau Companion 37   Display Drivers   2008-03-20
ATI HD 2900XT With Radeon Driver   Display Drivers   2007-11-20
Open-Source Developers Talk About AMD   Display Drivers   2007-09-15

Airlie Linux & Open-Source News

Open-Source NVIDIA Vulkan Driver "NVK" Begins Running Game While Using GSP Firmware   Nouveau   2023-03-21
Experimental RADV Vulkan Video Decoding For VP9   Mesa   2023-03-13
Initial Intel Vulkan Video Support Lands In Mesa 23.1   Intel   2023-02-08
Mesa 23.1 RADV Driver Lands Vulkan Video Decoding For H.264/H.265   Radeon   2023-02-07
Nouveau Kernel Driver Patches Begin Preparing For "NVK" Open-Source Vulkan Support   Nouveau   2023-01-18
VK_MESA_video_decode_av1: Early Vulkan AV1 Decoding For Open-Source Radeon Driver   Mesa   2023-01-17
VKD3D-Proton's Hans-Kristian Arntzen Experimenting With Vulkan Video   Vulkan   2023-01-07
RADV Vulkan Video Making Progress On H.264 Encoding   Radeon   2022-12-29
Intel Open-Source Vulkan Driver Sees New Work On Vulkan Video Extensions   Intel   2022-12-17
Experimental RADV Vulkan Video Gets H.264 & H.265 Decode Working   Mesa   2022-12-15
Nouveau Linux DRM Driver Making Progress On NVIDIA GSP Support   Nouveau   2022-10-26
Open-Source NVIDIA Vulkan "NVK" Driver Continues Progressing   NVIDIA   2022-10-04
Fedora Linux Disabling Mesa's H.264 / H.265 / VC1 VA-API Support Over Legal Concerns   Fedora   2022-09-28
Renewed Talk Of User-Space Consoles, Accelerators In The DRM Subsystem   Linux Kernel   2022-09-16
Open-Source NVIDIA Outlook Brighter Due To GSP Firmware, But Major Challenges Remain   Nouveau   2022-09-13
There Is Another Debate Over An AI Accelerator Subsystem For Linux   Hardware   2022-08-04
Linux 6.0 Graphics Driver Changes Preparing For Intel DG2/Alchemist & AMD RDNA3   Linux Kernel   2022-08-03
Open-Source NVIDIA "Nouveau" Driver Refactors Some Display Code For Linux 5.20   Nouveau   2022-07-27
Intel GuC Firmware Fix Submitted For Linux 5.19   Intel   2022-07-23
Lavapipe Vulkan Software Implementation Now Compliant With Vulkan 1.3   Mesa   2022-07-20
Linux Laying Out Guidelines To Avoid Kernel Updates Breaking Firmware Compatibility   Linux Kernel   2022-07-18
AMDGPU Driver Reverting The Buddy Allocator For Linux 5.19   Linux Kernel   2022-07-15
Oh GuC: Intel ADL-P Graphics On Linux 5.19 Will Break Unless You Also Upgrade Firmware   Intel   2022-07-14
Open-Source NVIDIA "Nouveau" Driver Sees Few Changes For Linux 5.20   Nouveau   2022-07-13
New Activity Around Adapting ACO Compiler Back-End For RadeonSI   Radeon   2022-07-01
Red Hat Experimenting With "NVK" Nouveau Open-Source Vulkan Driver   Nouveau   2022-06-02
Nouveau Begins Shifting Around Code For Use By New Driver - Vulkan And/Or New Driver   Nouveau   2022-05-31
Intel Media Driver Adding Vulkan Video Acceleration Support   Intel   2022-05-29
Mesa's Lavapipe Now Officially Vulkan 1.2 Conformant   Vulkan   2022-05-27
Nearly Half A Million Lines Of New Graphics Driver Code Sent In For Linux 5.19   Linux Kernel   2022-05-25
Mesa Can Now Be Built With Select Video Codecs Disabled For Software Patent Concerns   Mesa   2022-04-29
Linux 5.18 Graphics Driver Changes From FreeSync Video Mode To New Intel Hardware   Linux Kernel   2022-03-24
VA-API Library 2.14 Released With AV1 Encode Interface   Multimedia   2022-02-22
LLVMpipe/Lavapipe Patches Land To Allow For Greater CPU Saturation   Mesa   2022-02-21
LLVMpipe Patches Pending For Faster Vertex/Fragment Processing   Mesa   2022-02-18
Linux 5.17 GPU Updates: Raptor Lake, ADL-P Stable, Raspberry Pi [email protected], AMD Seamless Boot   Linux Kernel   2022-01-07
Airlie Exploring Possibility Of VA-API On Top Of Vulkan Video   Vulkan   2021-11-24
Vulkan Video Support Progressing For Open-Source Intel, AMD Radeon Hardware   Vulkan   2021-11-15
David Airlie Hacking On Intel Vulkan Video Decode, Crocus Gallium3D VA-API   Intel   2021-11-12
RADV Seeing Early Experimenting With Vulkan Video Capabilities   Radeon   2021-11-05
Mesa 22.0 Lands Some Patches Toward OpenCL Image Support   Mesa   2021-10-18
Red Hat Is Hiring Another Linux Developer To Work On GPU Hardware Enablement   Red Hat   2021-10-12
Lavapipe Mesa Software Driver Enables Vulkan 1.2 Support   Mesa   2021-09-27
Linux 5.15 Graphics Driver Changes Bring Intel DG2/Alchemist, XeHP, AMD Cyan Skillfish   Linux Kernel   2021-08-31
Habana Labs' Linux AI Driver Causes More Concerns - Changes Dropped Ahead Of Linux 5.15   Hardware   2021-08-23
Mesa 21.3 LLVMpipe Enables OpenGL 4.5 Compatibility Profile Support   Mesa   2021-08-17
LLVMpipe Effectively At OpenGL 4.6 With Anistropic Filtering Now Supported   Mesa   2021-07-21
Older Intel Graphics With Crocus Enjoy EXT_gpu_shader4, GLAMOR 2D Improvements   Intel   2021-07-13
Intel's Mesa Drivers Using The IGC Compiler Delayed   Intel   2021-07-07
Intel Gallium3D Driver Merged Into Mesa 21.2 For Gen4 Through Haswell Graphics   Intel   2021-06-13
Crocus Gallium3D Nears Mainline Mesa For Gallium3D i965 Through Haswell Graphics   Intel   2021-06-05
David Airlie Tries DOOM On CPU-Based Lavapipe Vulkan   Mesa   2021-04-19
Mesa 21.1's Lavapipe Now Teases Vulkan 1.1 On CPUs   Mesa   2021-04-07
Mesa 21.0.2 Released With Lavapipe Fixes, Improved AMD L3 Cache Calculation   Mesa   2021-04-07
The Current State Of The Intel "Crocus" Gallium3D Driver   Intel   2021-04-05
Lavapipe CPU-Based Vulkan Performance Looking Good Compared To SwiftShader   Mesa   2021-03-26
Crocus: Working On Gallium3D For Old Intel Graphics   Intel   2021-03-24
Lavapipe Continues Advancing CPU-Based Vulkan - Now Supports Transform Feedback   Mesa   2020-12-21
Open-Source Graphics Driver Updates For Linux 5.11 Have Lots Of Intel + AMD Presents   Linux Kernel   2020-12-13
AMD's Zen 3 + RDNA2 Products Dominated November Along With The Apple M1   Phoronix   2020-12-01
More OpenCL 3.0 Bits Merged For Mesa 20.1   Mesa   2020-11-16
TTM Multihop + Intel Keem Bay Display Support Queued For Linux 5.11   Linux Kernel   2020-11-12
Airlie: "Why Sharing Code With Windows Isn't Always A Win"   Mesa   2020-11-11
TTM Multihop Code Revised For Improving Linux GPU Buffer Management   Linux Kernel   2020-11-09
Mesa Moves Closer To Having OpenCL 3.0 Support In Clover Gallium3D   Mesa   2020-11-06
LLVMpipe Is Now Officially Conformant With OpenGL 4.5   Mesa   2020-10-30
Open-Source RADV Vulkan Driver Is Seeing Work To Allow Building It On Windows   Mesa   2020-10-19
OpenCL 1.2 Support Merged For Mesa's Gallium3D Clover While OpenCL 3.0 Is Being Tackled   Mesa   2020-10-08
Mesa's Vulkan Software Implementation Now Known as Lavapipe   Vulkan   2020-10-01
Mesa 20.3 Can Now Consume SPIR-V Binaries Generated By LLVM's libclc   Microsoft   2020-09-26
Why VALLIUM Is Just For Software-Based Vulkan & Not GPU Hardware Drivers   Vulkan   2020-08-20
OpenGL 4.5 Now Enabled For LLVMpipe With Mesa 20.3, To Be Back-Ported For 20.2   Mesa   2020-08-17
VALLIUM Merged Into Mesa 20.3 As Vulkan Front-End To Gallium3D   Mesa   2020-08-17
LLVMpipe Has Patches Bringing It To OpenGL 4.5 Support   Mesa   2020-08-17
Open-Source GPU Driver Updates Sent In For Linux 5.9 From Sienna Cichlid To Rocket Lake   Linux Kernel   2020-08-06
Intel Workaround For Graphics Driver Regression: "The Platform Problem Going Crazy"   Intel   2020-08-05
LLVMpipe Gallium3D Driver Now Exposes OpenGL 4.3   Mesa   2020-07-22
Mesa 20.1.3 Brings More Fixes To The Open-Source Vulkan / OpenGL Drivers   Mesa   2020-07-09
LLVMpipe Now Exposes OpenGL 4.2 For GL On CPUs   Mesa   2020-07-06
LLVMpipe Gallium3D Driver Now Exposes OpenGL 4.0   Mesa   2020-07-02
LLVMpipe Gains Support For On-Disk Shader Cache   Mesa   2020-06-10
Mainlining The Microsoft DirectX Kernel Driver For Linux Will Be An Uphill Battle   Microsoft   2020-05-20
Mesa's LLVMpipe Driver Adds 4x MSAA Support   Mesa   2020-05-06
Mesa "Vallium" - Software/CPU-Based Vulkan Based On LLVMpipe   Vulkan   2020-04-24
X.Org Saw A Lot Of Work In The 2010s Even With Wayland Taking Off   X.Org   2019-12-28
Mesa 20.0's LLVMpipe Now Supports Running OpenCL On The CPU   Mesa   2019-12-27
Mesa's LLVMpipe Software OpenGL Driver Now Uses NIR By Default   Mesa   2019-12-21
Linux Graphics Drivers Could Have User-Space API Changes More Strictly Evaluated   Linux Kernel   2019-10-15
Mesa's Gallium3D LLVMpipe Driver Adds Compute Shader Support   Mesa   2019-09-04
Mesa 19.3's LLVMpipe Driver Adds Support For Shader Image Extensions   Mesa   2019-08-27
X.Org Server Gains Support For Auto-Binding Secondary GPUs To The Screen   X.Org   2019-08-10
The Massive DRM Pull Request With AMDGPU Navi Support Sent In For Linux 5.3   Linux Kernel   2019-07-15
LLVMpipe Software OpenGL Implementation Picks Up More GL4 Extensions   Mesa   2019-07-08
AMD Navi Support Makes It Into DRM-Next For Linux 5.3, AMDGPU Hits Two Million Lines   Radeon   2019-06-27
Red Hat Is Looking To Hire Another Experienced Open-Source Graphics Driver Developer   Red Hat   2019-05-14
Linux 5.1 Encounters "Regression Special" For Intel & VirtIO DRM Drivers   Linux Kernel   2019-04-24
AMDGPU FreeSync Has A Last Minute Fix To Help Prevent Stuttering For Linux 5.0   Radeon   2019-02-27
Zink Is Moving Ahead In 2019 As Mesa-Based OpenGL-Over-Vulkan   Mesa   2019-02-06
Interesting Linux.Conf.Au 2019 Videos Now Available   Linux Events   2019-01-26
"Soft" FP64/INT64 Implementations Merged To Mesa, Intel Driver Already Making Use   Mesa   2019-01-10
Intel Iris Gallium3D Driver Lands Support For Broadwell Graphics   Intel   2018-12-24
RADV Driver Patches Revive shaderStorageImageMultisample - Useful For DXVK   Mesa   2018-12-20
The Linux Direct Rendering Manger Subsystem Poised To Have A Second Maintainer   Linux Kernel   2018-12-11
David Airlie's LPC2018 Presentation On An "Open-Source CUDA"   Linux Events   2018-12-03
Intel Iris Gallium3D Open-Source Driver Continues Speeding Along   Intel   2018-11-27
More NIR Optimizations En Route, "Soft FP64" Still Being Worked On   Mesa   2018-11-22
Red Hat Developers Working Towards A Vendor-Neutral Compute Stack To Take On NVIDIA's CUDA   Red Hat   2018-11-17
The Big DRM Graphics Driver Pull Request Has Been Submitted For Linux 4.20~5.0   Linux Kernel   2018-10-25
DRM Updates Sent In For Linux 4.19 With New VKMS Driver, Intel Icelake Work   Linux Kernel   2018-08-15
ASTC Gallium Bits Land, VirGL Already Hits OpenGL 4.3 + GLES 3.2   Mesa   2018-08-01
Mesa's VirGL Now Has OpenGL 4.2 Support To Offer Guest VMs   Mesa   2018-07-31
RADV Driver Gets Faster Shader LLVM Compilation   Radeon   2018-07-09
RadeonSI GL 4.4 Compat Patches Make Wolfenstein & Doom With OpenGL Happy In Wine   Mesa   2018-06-28
Mesa's VirGL For OpenGL Within VMs Now Supports Tessellation Shaders   Mesa   2018-06-15
VirGL Now Capable Of OpenGL 4.1 With Latest Mesa   Virtualization   2018-06-11
The Big DRM Updates For Linux 4.18: Intel Icelake, Vega M, Vega 20 & V3D   Linux Kernel   2018-06-06
The Most Popular Linux / Open-Source News Of The Past 14 Years   Phoronix   2018-06-05
It's Still Going To Be Tough Getting The OpenChrome VIA KMS Driver In The Linux Kernel   Linux Kernel   2018-05-28
Vulkan Virgl Has Kicked Off For Supporting This Graphics/Compute API Within VMs   Vulkan   2018-05-27
DRM Drivers Get Fixes Ahead Of Linux 4.17-rc1   Linux Kernel   2018-04-13
The Big DRM Pull Request Made It Into Linux 4.17   Linux Kernel   2018-04-04
Valve & RADV Developers Are Topping Contributions To Mesa This Year   Mesa   2018-04-01
The Big DRM Pull Request For Linux 4.17: 144,461 Insertions, 38,059 Deletions   Linux Kernel   2018-03-29
Vega 12 Support Now Queued In DRM-Next For Linux 4.17   Radeon   2018-03-26
Airlie Moves Ahead With His Plan For Soft FP64 For Mesa, OpenGL 4.3 For Evergreen GPUs   Mesa   2018-03-13
David Airlie Moves Toward Upstreaming Soft FP64 Support In Mesa   Mesa   2018-03-12
RADV Now Exposes Async Compute Support For Southern Islands   Radeon   2018-02-27
AMD_gcn_shader Support Is Being Prepped For RADV Vulkan   Vulkan   2018-02-21
Nouveau Updates Submitted For Linux 4.16, Bringing GP108 & Kepler Clock Gating   Nouveau   2018-02-09
The Big DRM Update Lands In Linux 4.16: DC Multi-Display Sync, More Cannonlake   Linux Kernel   2018-02-02
Some Early Bits Of The "Soft FP64" Infrastructure Will Be Mainlined Soon In Mesa   Mesa   2018-02-01
R600 Gallium3D Now Effectively At OpenGL 4.4, A Nudge Away From GL 4.5   Mesa   2018-01-28
Radeon R600 Gallium3D Driver Nearly At OpenGL 4.5, Remaining Bits Being Finished   Mesa   2018-01-24
R600g "Soft" FP64 Shows Signs Of Life, Enabling Older GPUs To Have OpenGL 4 In 2018   Mesa   2018-01-19
R600 Gallium3D Gets Some Last Minute Improvements In Mesa 18.0   Radeon   2018-01-18
RADV Gets Another Optimization For Micro-Benchmarks   Radeon   2018-01-11
R600 Gallium3D Gets More Fixes, Experimental SB Tessellation Support   Mesa   2018-01-10
Mesa Grew By Nearly 250,000 Lines Of Code In 2017 Across 10k Commits   Mesa   2018-01-02
The Most Popular Articles On Phoronix In 2017   Phoronix   2017-12-31
RADV Gets A Big Performance Boost Thanks To DCC   Radeon   2017-12-29
RADV Is Now Effectively Conformant For Vega GPUs With Vulkan 1.0   Vulkan   2017-12-29
AMD Pushes Out Their First Post-Release Update Of AMDVLK/XGL   AMD   2017-12-28
Porting Of Changes/Fixes From AMDVLK To RADV Vulkan Driver Begins   Radeon   2017-12-26
RADV Vulkan Driver Lands Support For External Fences   Radeon   2017-12-18
OpenGL 4.3 Support Lands In R600 Gallium3D Driver   Radeon   2017-12-18
Libdrm 2.4.89 Released With Leasing & Synchronization Object APIs   Mesa   2017-12-18
The Most Exciting Linux Kernel Stories Of 2017   Linux Kernel   2017-12-07
David Airlie Continues With Holiday Improvements For R600g   Mesa   2017-12-07
Compute Shader & GLSL 4.30 Support For R600 Gallium3D   Mesa   2017-11-29
Linux 4.15 Will Treat The HTC Vive VR Headset As "Non-Desktop"   Hardware   2017-11-23