AMD News Archives
GL_AMD_pinned_memory Lands In Mesa

Support for the GL_AMD_pinned_memory OpenGL extension has landed within Mesa and is implemented for the R600g and RadeonSI Gallium3D drivers. This patch series also lands the Userptr support for the open-source AMD graphics drivers on the user-space side.

17 February 2015 - GL_AMD_pinned_memory - 10 Comments
Interstellar Marines On Linux With Catalyst: Bull S*#@

Interstellar Marines is a science fiction FPS game in development that's powered by the Unity 4 Game Engine. While it's been available in early access mode for Linux gamers going back several months, the latest AMD Catalyst driver still seems to be having issues with this game.

22 January 2015 - Interstellar Marines - 64 Comments
AMDKFD Driver Does More Prepping For Carrizo / VI APUs

Earlier this month I wrote about AMD preparing open-source HSA support for Carrizo APUs that aren't launching until later this year. Today more patches were published for the AMDKFD kernel driver in preparing for the forthcoming Volcanic Islands APUs.

13 January 2015 - AMD HSA - 3 Comments
AMD Loses Three More Executives

It seems the corporate restructuring at AMD isn't yet over with the post-CES announcement yesterday of three more top-level executives leaving the company.

13 January 2015 - AMD Shake-Up - 22 Comments
Many More AMD FreeSync Monitors Are On The Way

A number of new monitors that support AMD FreeSync are being shown off this week at CES. FreeSync is AMD's method of matching the monitor's variable refresh rate to that of the graphics card that is similar to the now VESA-approved DisplayPort Adaptive-Sync.

5 January 2015 - FreeSync - 41 Comments
AMD's R300 Gallium3D Driver Enables VDPAU Again

For those stuck running on the R300g driver, which supports the ATI Radeon X1000 (R500) series and older GPUs, you really should consider upgrading your graphics card and likely your system. But if you're set on using the R300g driver going into the foreseeable future, you might as well upgrade Mesa.

28 October 2014 - R300g - 15 Comments

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