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VMWGFX Linux & Open-Source News

Linux 6.2 To Put The Raspberry Pi In Good Shape For 4K @ 60Hz Displays   Raspberry Pi   2022-11-03
VMware Lands SVGAv3 In Mesa 22.2 For Their Virtual Graphics Device   Virtualization   2022-04-26
DRM-Misc-Next Sends In First Batch Of Graphics/Display Driver Changes For Linux 5.19   Linux Kernel   2022-04-07
VMware Enabling VMWGFX 3D Support For AArch64   Virtualization   2022-03-03
VMware's SVGA Gallium3D Driver Lands OpenGL 4.3 Support In Mesa 22.0   Mesa   2022-01-19
Linux 5.17 GPU Updates: Raptor Lake, ADL-P Stable, Raspberry Pi [email protected], AMD Seamless Boot   Linux Kernel   2022-01-07
Latest Linux 5.17 Graphics Drivers: "Every Single Patchset In This PR Is Awesome"   Linux Kernel   2021-12-16
Linux 5.14 GPU Driver Updates Come In Heavy With ~300k New Lines Of Code   Linux Kernel   2021-07-01
Linux 5.14 To Bring SimpleDRM Driver, VC4 HDR, Marks More AGP Code As Legacy   Linux Kernel   2021-05-13
New TTM Allocator For AMDGPU Graphics Memory Landing With Linux 5.11   Radeon   2020-11-07
New TTM Code Can Yield 3~5x Faster Page Allocation For AMDGPU, Other Benefits   Linux Kernel   2020-10-25
GNOME DMA-BUF Screencasting Now Limited To Intel Drivers Due To Bugs Elsewhere   GNOME   2020-09-14
The First Batch Of DRM-Misc-Next Changes For Linux 5.9 Sent In   X.Org   2020-06-20
SVGA Gallium3D Now Exposes OpenGL 4.1 Support   Mesa   2020-06-05
DRM TTM Hugepage Support Lands In Linux 5.7   Linux Kernel   2020-04-05
Linux 5.7 Graphics Driver Updates Enable Tiger Lake By Default, OLED Backlight Support   Linux Kernel   2020-04-01
Some Of The Features To Look Forward To With Linux 5.7   Linux Kernel   2020-03-27
TTM Huge Page Table Entries Pending For Lowering Graphics Driver CPU Usage   Linux Kernel   2020-03-25
VMware Plumbing OpenGL 4.x Support For The VMWGFX Graphics Stack   Virtualization   2020-03-23
VMware Working On Emulated Coherent Graphics Memory - Needed For GL 4.4 / Vulkan   Virtualization   2019-04-25
FreeSync Support Lands In Linux 4.21 With Other DRM Updates In Christmas Day Merge   Linux Kernel   2018-12-26
The Great Work In DRM-Next: More Icelake, Vega 20, xGMI & Other Additions   Linux Kernel   2018-10-07
VMware's SVGA Gallium3D Driver Enables OpenGL 3.3 Compatibility Profile Support   Virtualization   2018-09-22
VMWare Updates Its Gallium3D Driver Ahead Of Fusion 11 / Workstation 15   Virtualization   2018-09-10
The Big DRM Pull Request For Linux 4.17: 144,461 Insertions, 38,059 Deletions   Linux Kernel   2018-03-29
Linux Graphics Trends Over The Past Five Years   Hardware   2018-01-13
Damage Rectangle Interface Proposed For Atomic DRM Drivers   Linux Kernel   2017-12-21
The Top Mesa News Of 2017   Mesa   2017-12-03
The DRM Changes For The Linux 4.14 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2017-09-16
DRI3 Performance Tuning For VMware's VMWGFX Driver   Mesa   2017-05-06
The Huge DRM Driver Update Submitted For Linux 4.12: Vega, Atomic & Co   Linux Kernel   2017-05-03
Atomic Mode-Setting Support For VMware's VMWGFX DRM Driver   Linux Kernel   2017-03-28
ASPEED's AST2500 Display To Be Supported By Linux 4.11's DRM   Hardware   2017-02-28
DRM Changes For Linux 4.7 Bring Four New ARM Drivers, AMD Polaris Support   Linux Kernel   2016-05-23
GTX 900 3D Support, AMDGPU Reset & Other Exciting DRM Highlights   Linux Kernel   2016-03-21
Features To Find With Mesa 11.1   Mesa   2015-11-27
The Size Of The Different Open-Source Linux DRM/Mesa Graphics Drivers   Mesa   2015-10-31
Dell Is Going To Buy Out VMware's Parent, EMC   Virtualization   2015-10-12
Features, Changes Merged So Far For The Linux 4.3 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2015-09-05
The Significant DRM Graphics Pull Request Has Been Sent In For Linux 4.3   Linux Kernel   2015-09-05
VMware Lands Its OpenGL 3.3 Support In Its Mesa Gallium3D Driver   Wayland   2015-09-02
Here's What We Know So Far About The Linux 4.3 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2015-08-31
VMware Workstation 12 Brings Better Performance, OpenGL 3.3 Support   Virtualization   2015-08-25
Some Features To Look Forward To With The Linux 4.3 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2015-08-21
VMware's Virtual Gallium3D Driver Will Finally Support OpenGL 3   Mesa   2015-08-13
Android-x86 4.4-r3 Adds Nouveau Hardware Acceleration   Google   2015-07-18
Gallium3D "Mega Drivers" Might Be Ready For Merging In The Next Month   Mesa   2014-06-18
GNOME Aims To Get Mutter-Wayland Running With LLVMpipe   Wayland   2014-04-12
The Humongous DRM Graphics Pull For Linux 3.15 Was Submitted   Linux Kernel   2014-04-08
XA Gallium3D Performance Improvements Published   Mesa   2014-04-01
VMWGFX Enables DRM Render Nodes Support   X.Org   2014-03-25
VMware Publishes Set Of 33 Major GPU DRM Patches   Virtualization   2014-01-17
Linux 3.14 May Bring Big VMware GPU Driver Update   Virtualization   2014-01-13
The DRM/KMS Drivers In The Linux 3.13 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2013-12-02
PRIME Support Comes To VMware's Virtual GPU Driver   Virtualization   2013-11-14
Support For The X.Org State Tracker In R300g Killed   X.Org   2013-01-14
Open-Source GPU Drivers Improved For Linux 3.8   Linux Kernel   2012-11-21
VMware's Virtual GPU Driver Is Still Advancing   Virtualization   2012-11-09
Mesa's DRM Library Finally Builds VMWGFX By Default   Mesa   2012-08-25
Phoronix Test Suite 3.8-Bygland Officially Arrives   Phoronix   2012-03-19
VMware's Linux 3D Guest Driver Is Ready   Virtualization   2012-03-09
There Might Be A New Linux DRM Driver   Linux Kernel   2012-03-03
Phoronix Test Suite 3.8 Update Pokes OS X 10.8, Etc   Phoronix   2012-02-20
VMware Virtual GPU Driver Gets Fake Page-Flipping   Virtualization   2012-02-11
SPICE On KVM/QEMU Works Towards Gallium3D   Red Hat   2012-02-09
VMware's New Graphics Architecture Is Shaping Up   Virtualization   2012-01-14
What's Coming For The Linux 3.3 Kernel DRM Pull   Linux Kernel   2012-01-05
New Mesa Uniform Buffer Object Patches Posted   Mesa   2011-12-25
VMware Merges "vmwgfx_branch" To Master   Virtualization   2011-12-21
Linux 3.2-rc1 Shouldn't Be "Hugely Scary"   Linux Kernel   2011-11-08
The DRM Pull Request For Linux 3.2 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2011-10-28
DRM Improvements Coming Up For Linux 3.2 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2011-10-12
VMware Graphics Prepare To Leave Staging Area   Linux Kernel   2011-09-03
VMware Releases The XA Gallium3D State Tracker   Mesa   2011-06-15
VMware To Overhaul Their Virtual Graphics Driver   Virtualization   2011-05-26
VMware's Gallium3D Driver For Virtualization   Virtualization   2011-05-14
Radeon HDMI Audio Set For Linux 2.6.33 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2009-12-16
A Great Present In The Linux 2.6.33 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2009-12-10
VMware Goes For Mainline Inclusion Of Its DRM   Linux Kernel   2009-12-09
VMware's KMS Driver With QEMU   Virtualization   2009-12-03
VMware Releases Its New Gallium3D Driver   Mesa   2009-11-16