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RISC-V Articles & Reviews

SiFive RISC-V Sees Some Performance Improvements On Ubuntu 22.04   Operating Systems   2022-06-03
SiFive HiFive Unmatched Hands-On, Initial RISC-V Performance Benchmarks   Computers   2021-09-24
SiFive Helping To Teach Kids Programming With RISC-V HiFive Inventor Coding Kit   Computers   2021-01-18
SiFive Is Launching The Most Compelling RISC-V Development Board Yet   Motherboards   2020-10-29
The New Features Of Linux 4.15: AMDGPU DC, RISC-V, EPYC Benefits, VR Improvements   Software   2017-11-26

RISC-V Linux & Open-Source News

AOM AV1 3.6 Brings More Performance & Efficiency Optimizations   Multimedia   2023-02-08
FFmpeg 6.0 Will Be Big With AV1 Hardware Decoding, Many Other Features   Multimedia   2023-02-06
Go 1.20 Released With Preview PGO Support, CPU Architecture Feature Build Flags   Programming   2023-02-01
New Patches Wire Up ACPI Support For RISC-V On Linux   Linux Kernel   2023-01-30
Fedora 38 Cleared To Ship With Its Bleeding Edge Compiler Toolchain   Fedora   2023-01-30
LLVM 16.0-rc1 Brings New AMD & Intel CPU Support, Zstd Debug Sections, C++17 By Default   LLVM   2023-01-28
FreeBSD Ends 2022 Short Of Fundraising Goal But Continues Driving New Features   BSD   2023-01-26
LLVM 16.0 Feature Development Ends - Aiming For Early March Compiler Release   LLVM   2023-01-25
GCC 13 Progresses To Stage 4 "Regression Fixes Only" Development   GNU   2023-01-16
GNU Binutils 2.40 Released With AMD Zen 4 & Upcoming Intel Instructions, Zstd Support   GNU   2023-01-14
RISC-V Hibernation Support / Suspend-To-Disk Nears The Linux Kernel   RISC-V   2023-01-09
Mold 1.9 Released With Support For More CPU Architectures   Programming   2023-01-06
Kalray Posts Initial Patches For Bringing Up Linux On Their KV3-1 "Coolidge" DPU SoC   Hardware   2023-01-03
GNU Binutils 2.40 Branched With Zstd Support, Zen 4, New Intel Instructions   GNU   2023-01-02
Allwinner D1/D1s Platform Support Moves Closer To Mainline Linux   Hardware   2023-01-01
Linux 6.1.2 Closed Out 2022 With Many Backported Fixes   Linux Kernel   2023-01-01
RISC-V Adds Support For Persistent Memory Devices In Linux 6.2   RISC-V   2022-12-17
QEMU 7.2 Released With TCG AVX/AVX2, Better 9pfs Performance   Virtualization   2022-12-15
Armbian 22.11 Released With RISC-V 64-bit UEFI Build Support, New Arm Boards   Operating Systems   2022-12-05
Intel Hosting oneAPI AI/HPC Developer Summit Next Week   Intel   2022-11-29
Intel Mesa Driver Changes Land For Building On Non-x86 CPUs   Intel   2022-11-23
Wasmer 3.0 Released As The Latest "Universal WebAssembly Runtime"   Programming   2022-11-21
Ubuntu Bring-Up Happening For The StarFive VisionFive 2 RISC-V Board   Ubuntu   2022-11-21
Box64 0.2 Gets DXVK 2.0 Running, Many Other Improvements For Emulating x86_64 On Arm   Linux Gaming   2022-11-17
QEMU 7.2-rc1 Released - TCG For AVX/AVX2, Massive 9pfs Performance Improvement   Virtualization   2022-11-16
LibreOffice Enables RISC-V 64-bit Support   RISC-V   2022-11-11
Linux 6.2 To Introduce Allwinner A100 & D1 Display Support   Linux Kernel   2022-11-10
LLVM/Clang 16 Adds Support For -mcpu=native & -mtune=native On RISC-V   RISC-V   2022-11-09
Intel Clarifies HECI Usage For Arc Graphics' GSC   Intel   2022-11-04
Intel's Open-Source Arc Graphics Driver Not Yet Working On POWER Hardware   Intel   2022-11-03
MotorComm YT8521 Gigabit Ethernet Support Coming For Linux 6.2   Linux Networking   2022-11-01
systemd 252 Released With systemd-measure, Other Improvements   systemd   2022-10-31
Nouveau Linux DRM Driver Making Progress On NVIDIA GSP Support   Nouveau   2022-10-26
Ubuntu 22.10 Up And Running On The LicheeRV ~$19 RISC-V Board   Ubuntu   2022-10-25
Ubuntu 22.10 Released With GNOME 43 Desktop, Raspberry Pi Improvements, PipeWire Audio   Ubuntu   2022-10-20
systemd 252-rc2 Released With More Changes To This Key Linux Component   systemd   2022-10-19
Google Announces KataOS As Security-Focused OS, Leveraging Rust & seL4 Microkernel   Google   2022-10-16
LoongArch Picks Up New CPU Capabilities With Linux 6.1   Hardware   2022-10-13
Picolibc 1.7.9 Adds Support For More CPU Targets   Programming   2022-10-13
RISC-V Adds Support For CD-ROM Images To Its Default Linux 6.1 Kernel Configuration   RISC-V   2022-10-12
LoongArch EFI Boot, Prep For EFI Confidential Compute Arrive For Linux 6.1   Linux Kernel   2022-10-10
Open-Source Firmware Conference 2022 Slides & Videos Online   Linux Events   2022-10-05
AMD Ryzen 7000 Series, Linux 6.0, MGLRU, Rust & IO_uring Made For An Exciting September   Phoronix   2022-10-01
Ubuntu 22.10 Beta Released For Linux 5.19 + GNOME 43 Powered Linux Desktop   Ubuntu   2022-09-30
Intel oneDNN 2.7 Released With Sapphire Rapids & DG2 Optimizations, AMD GPU Bringup   Intel   2022-09-28
High-Speed Mold 1.5 Linker Released With PPC64LE, SPARC64 & RISC-V BE Targets   Programming   2022-09-27
Generic EFI Compressed Boot Support Prepped Ahead Of Linux 6.1   Linux Kernel   2022-09-25
OpenJDK Java 19 Released With RISC-V Linux Port, Foreign Function API   Programming   2022-09-20
LLVM 15.0.1 Released With Nearly Three Dozen Fixes   LLVM   2022-09-20
Loongson Preparing Linux For LoongArch Laptops   Linux Kernel   2022-09-19
Ubuntu 22.10 Aiming To Support The $16+ Sipeed LicheeRV RISC-V Board   Ubuntu   2022-09-16
LLVM 15.0 Released With Security Features, Experimental DirectX Back-End, New AMD GPUs   LLVM   2022-09-06
Linux 6.0-rc4 Released With Various Driver Fixes   Linux Kernel   2022-09-04
QEMU 7.1 Released With LoongArch Support, Zero-Copy-Send Migration   Virtualization   2022-08-31
UEFI 2.10 + ACPI 6.5 Specifications Released With Updates For CXL, LoongArch, RISC-V   Hardware   2022-08-29
Linux 6.0-rc3 Released In Marking 31 Years Since Linus Torvalds Announced It   Linux Kernel   2022-08-28
Imagination PowerVR Rogue DRM Linux Kernel Driver Out For Review   Linux Kernel   2022-08-23
Ubuntu Now Supports The Allwinner D1 Powered Nezha RISC-V Board   Ubuntu   2022-08-22
Experimental Patches Allow Much Faster AArch64 & RISC-V Kexec Kernel Reboots   Linux Kernel   2022-08-22
GCC 12.2 Compiler Released With 70+ Bug Fixes   GNU   2022-08-19
Official Ubuntu RISC-V Images Released For StarFive's VisionFive Board   Ubuntu   2022-08-17
Linux 6.0-rc1 Released With Exciting Performance Optimizations, New Hardware Support   Linux Kernel   2022-08-14
RISC-V Lands New Extensions In Linux 6.0   RISC-V   2022-08-13
Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS Released   Ubuntu   2022-08-11
Loongson Adds LoongArch Support To LibreOffice   LibreOffice   2022-08-11
OpenBLAS 0.3.21 Brings Support For Newer Arm CPUs, More Optimizations   Programming   2022-08-08
RISC-V With Linux 6.0 Improves Svpbmt, More Useful Default Kernel Configuration   RISC-V   2022-08-07
OpenRISC Enables PCI Support With Linux 6.0   Linux Kernel   2022-08-06
Linux 6.0 KVM Brings Intel IPI Virtualization, AMD x2AVIC   Virtualization   2022-08-04
Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS Preparing For Release With Retbleed Patched, Intel AMX, Other Fixes   Ubuntu   2022-08-03
Systemd Creator At Microsoft, Retbleed, Rust's Continued Growth & Other July Highlights   Phoronix   2022-08-01
Linux 5.20 To Bring New Intel & AMD Hardware Support, IO_uring Features & Much More   Linux Kernel   2022-07-29
GCC 12.2 Compiler Being Prepared For An August Release   GNU   2022-07-29
LLVM 16 Enabling Scalable Vectorization By Default For RISC-V   LLVM   2022-07-29
QEMU 7.1 Being Prepared With LoongArch Support, More RISC-V Features   Virtualization   2022-07-27
RISC-V Default Linux Kernel Configuration Tweaked So It's Easier Running Docker, Snaps   RISC-V   2022-07-25
The First RISC-V Laptop Announced With Quad-Core CPU, 16GB RAM, Linux Support   RISC-V   2022-07-01
Rust For Linux, -O3'ing The Kernel & Other Highlights From June   Phoronix   2022-07-01
RISC-V Announces Initial Batch Of 2022 Specifications: SBI, UEFI, Zmmul, E-Trace   RISC-V   2022-06-21
Think Silicon Shows Off First RISC-V 3D GPU   RISC-V   2022-06-21
FreeBSD Developers Continue Work On Shortening Boot Time, Improving WiFi Driver Support   BSD   2022-06-16
Ubuntu Working To Provide Good Support For The VisionFive Low-Cost RISC-V Board   Ubuntu   2022-06-10
BeOS-Inspired Haiku Makes Progress On Driver Porting, Plans For Usable RISC-V Images   Operating Systems   2022-06-09
SDL Adds Initial Support For LoongArch   Linux Gaming   2022-06-08
LoongArch CPU Support Merged For Linux 5.19 - But It Won't Work For A Booting System Yet   Linux Kernel   2022-06-03
Linux 5.19 Adding Support For The PolarBerry RISC-V FPGA Board   RISC-V   2022-06-03
IO_uring Continues Advancing In 2022 With New Features For Pushing Linux I/O   Linux Storage   2022-06-01
Google Launches New Silicon Design Portal For Open-Source Projects   Google   2022-06-01
RISC-V With Linux 5.19 Allows Running RV32 32-bit Binaries On RV64, Adds Svpbmt   RISC-V   2022-06-01
LoongArch CPU Port Might Still Land For Linux 5.19   Linux Kernel   2022-05-30
Linux 5.19 KVM & Xen Changes Readied For This Next Kernel   Virtualization   2022-05-26
Linux 5.19 Will Be Super Exciting For Intel Customers, Many Other Features Expected   Linux Kernel   2022-05-22
RISC-V With Linux 5.19 Preps "COMPAT" Mode For 32-bit Apps On 64-bit Kernels & More   RISC-V   2022-05-21
An Open-Source Firmware Virtual Beer Event Is Happening Next Week   Coreboot   2022-05-21
FreeBSD 13.1 Released With UEFI Boot Enhancements, Driver Improvements   BSD   2022-05-16
LoongArch Patches Updated A Tenth Time For The Linux Kernel   Linux Kernel   2022-05-14
MIPS Claims "Best-In-Class Performance" With New RISC-V eVocore CPUs   RISC-V   2022-05-10
GCC 12.1 Compiler Released With AVX-512 FP16, Better RISC-V Support, More C++23 Features   GNU   2022-05-06
FreeBSD 13.1-RC6 Released Due To Lingering Bugs   BSD   2022-05-06
GNU Debugger 12.1 Released With Multi-Threaded Symbol Loading By Default   GNU   2022-05-02
LoongArch Patches Posted Again For Trying To Get This Chinese MIPS-Derived CPU In Linux   Linux Kernel   2022-04-30
Yocto 4.0 Released For Embedded/IoT Linux Software Stack   Operating Systems   2022-04-27
Intel Preps Some Big Graphics Driver Improvements For Linux 5.19   Intel   2022-04-27
LLVM 14.0.2 Released With The Compiler Moving To Bi-Weekly Releases   LLVM   2022-04-27
OpenBSD 7.1 Released With Apple Silicon Support "Ready", AMD RDNA2 Graphics   BSD   2022-04-21
GCC 11.3 Released With Nearly 200 Bug Fixes   GNU   2022-04-21
QEMU 7.0 Released With Intel AMX Support, Many RISC-V Additions   Virtualization   2022-04-20
Box86 0.2.6 / Box64 0.1.8 Released With Working Steam & Steam Play On Non-x86 CPUs   Free Software   2022-04-16
FreeBSD 13.1-RC3 Brings Zstd For Libarchive, Build Fixes   BSD   2022-04-15
RISC-V CPU Idle Support, Other RISC-V Improvements Merged Into Linux 5.18   RISC-V   2022-04-03
FreeBSD 13.1-RC1 Pulls In OpenZFS 2.1, WiFi Updates   BSD   2022-04-01
Linux 5.18 KVM Prepares For Intel IPI Virtualization, Larger AMD VMs   Virtualization   2022-03-28
RISC-V Gets Sv57-Based Virtual Memory, Other Improvements For Linux 5.18   RISC-V   2022-03-27
Andes NDS32 CPU Architecture To Be Dropped In Linux 5.18   Hardware   2022-03-23
LLVM / Clang 14.0 Prepared For Release With With Armv9, BOLT, More C++20 & C23   LLVM   2022-03-23
FreeBSD 13.1 BETA 2 Released With Updated OpenZFS   BSD   2022-03-18
QEMU 7.0 Is Coming With Intel AMX Support, Many RISC-V Improvements   Virtualization   2022-03-16
Linux 5.18 To Bring New Intel Drivers, Optimization For AMD EPYC, C11 & Much More   Linux Kernel   2022-03-11
FreeBSD 13.1-BETA Headlined By Changes To POWER & RISC-V Architectures   BSD   2022-03-11
Mold 1.1.1 Released With Optimized Memory Usage, New Options   Programming   2022-03-08
Linux 5.17-rc7 Released - Final Kernel Planned For Next Weekend   Linux Kernel   2022-03-06
Latest Batch Of LoongArch Patches Posted For The Linux Kernel   Linux Kernel   2022-02-26
Linux 5.18 To Bring RISC-V sv57 Support For 5-Level Page Tables   RISC-V   2022-02-25
Mold 1.1 High Performance Linker Brings Native LTO, RISC-V Support   Programming   2022-02-21
OpenBLAS 0.3.20 Adds Support For Russia's Elbrus E2000, Arm Neoverse N2/V1 CPUs   Programming   2022-02-21
LoongArch CPU Support Begins Landing In LLVM   LLVM   2022-02-10
Intel Joins RISC-V International, Will Help With RISC-V Open-Source Software   RISC-V   2022-02-07
OpenMandriva Lx 4.3 Released With Completed Arm 64-bit Port, Sticks To Using LLVM   Operating Systems   2022-02-07
LLVM/Clang 14 Ends Feature Development With Better C++20 Support, Armv9 Added   LLVM   2022-02-02
Intel Patches To Make It Easier To Run Their Discrete Graphics On Arm, Other Architectures   Intel   2022-02-01
Intel Alder Lake & Linux Kernel Advancements Made For An Exciting January   Phoronix   2022-02-01
NIR Continues Successfully Serving The Needs Of Mesa, Better Suited Than LLVM   Mesa   2022-01-29
Linux 5.17 Adds RISC-V sv48 Support For Being Able To Handle More Memory   RISC-V   2022-01-22
SiFive Shifting Production Focus To Next-Gen HiFive Development Board   RISC-V   2022-01-21
Linux 5.17 RISC-V Allows Rebooting Without Needing Special Driver, HiFive Unmatched Improvements   RISC-V   2022-01-19
NVIDIA CUDA 11.6 Brings Convenient "-arch=native", Defaults To New "GSP" Driver Mode   NVIDIA   2022-01-18
GCC 12 Moves On To Stage 4 Development With Many New Compiler Features   GNU   2022-01-17
Linux 5.17 KVM Updates Deliver Intel AMX Support   Virtualization   2022-01-15
Linux 5.17 Adds Support For "The First Usable, Low-Cost RISC-V Platform"   Linux Kernel   2022-01-12
GCC 12 Shifting To Stage 4 Development - No Sign Of AMD Zen 4 Support   GNU   2022-01-12
Gentoo Linux Packages Up AMD ROCm, Makes Progress On RISC-V, LTO+PGO Python   Operating Systems   2022-01-08
QEMU 6.2 Released With Intel SGX VM Support, Apple Silicon Compatible For macOS Hosts   Virtualization   2021-12-15
RISC-V Summit 2021 - High Performance Processors, Other Interesting Talks   Linux Events   2021-12-09
Intel's oneDNN Ported To RISC-V, More Sapphire Rapids Prep   Intel   2021-12-09
LLVM Now Has "Official" Support For Targeting NEC's Vector Engine (VE)   LLVM   2021-12-07
Imagination Announces "Catapult" RISC-V CPU Family   RISC-V   2021-12-06
Xen 4.16 Released With Improved Performance, Expanded Hardware Support   Virtualization   2021-12-02
SiFive Details New Performance P650 RISC-V Core   RISC-V   2021-12-02
Open-Source FPGA-Based RISC-V GPGPU That Supports OpenCL 1.2   RISC-V   2021-11-30
Picolibc 1.7.4 Brings Improved Meson Support, Restructured Math Code   Programming   2021-11-20