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AMD Posts Secure Memory Encryption For The Linux Kernel (SME)

Well, today seems to be the day for x86 CPU vendors to push out memory security related features for the Linux kernel... After Intel posted the Secure Guard Extensions driver for Linux, AMD has come out with a patch-set for "Secure Memory Encryption" (SME) that looks like it will be a hardware feature of Zen.

26 April 2016 - AMD SME - 30 Comments
AMD CodeXL 2.0 Released, Now Is Open-Source

AMD this afternoon announced CodeXL 2.0 as the newest version of their GPU debugger, CPU/GPU profiler, and static kernel analyzer. CodeXL 2.0 is a big leap forward and is now open-source!

19 April 2016 - AMD CodeXL 2.0 - 13 Comments
AMD RadeonSI Gallium3D Is Now Incredibly Close To OpenGL 4.3!

What an exciting afternoon for open-source AMD Linux fans! OpenGL 4.3's robust buffer access extension landed for RadeonSI and now two more extensions have landed. Now there are no more extensions left for RadeonSI hitting OpenGL 4.2 and the OpenGL 4.3 support is deadly close.

12 April 2016 - Open-Source AMD Fans Party - 34 Comments
Radeon's HIP 0.82 Compiler Released

Released a few days back was the newest version of AMD/RTG's HIP compiler as part of their Boltzmann initiative in porting CUDA code to run on Radeon hardware with their new software stack.

14 March 2016 - HIP 0.82 - 1 Comment
A Few More AMDGPU Changes Line Up For Linux 4.6

While the main AMDGPU pull request for Linux 4.6 happened back in February, another pull request was sent in today with more AMDGPU DRM fixes into DRM-Next that in turn will make it for Linux 4.6.

10 March 2016 - AMDGPU Fixes - 5 Comments
AMDGPU Get More Fixes Ahead Of Linux 4.6 Merge Window

With the big AMDGPU/Radeon feature pull already having been submitted into DRM-Next for merging in turn to Linux 4.6. another pull request was honored this week to land some fixes for the new open-source driver functionality.

8 March 2016 - Radeon / AMDGPU Fixes - 54 Comments
An AMD ARM 64-bit Dev Board Is Launching For $299 USD

Since last year we have been waiting for AMD to launch their "HuskyBoard" ARM development board built around their Opteron A1100 ARM 64-bit SoC. That board was originally supposed to ship in Q4'15 while now available for pre-order is a new A1100 development board that looks like it may be taking its place.

7 March 2016 - LeMaker Cello - 27 Comments

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