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AMD A10-8700P "Carrizo" Linux Laptop Testing

As a follow up to What Sub-$500 Laptops Are You Most Interested In For Linux?, one of them has been chosen so far and will satisfy the many from the dozens of comments wanting to see an AMD Carrizo laptop tested under Linux.

29 November 2015 - AMD Carrizo On Linux - 37 Comments
AMD_performance_monitor Finally Hits In RadeonSI

The open-source Intel and Nouveau drivers have already been supporting AMD's OpenGL AMD_performance_monitor extension for exposing performance counters. AMD's own RadeonSI Gallium3D driver is finally joining that party today.

25 November 2015 - RadeonSI Performance Counters - 13 Comments
AMDGPU 1.0 DDX Driver Released

In addition to the recent Radeon X.Org DDX stable update, Michel Dänzer of AMD had a few days ago put out AMDGPU v1.0.0 as the DDX driver's first declared release.

22 November 2015 - xf86-video-amdgpu 1.0 - 16 Comments
AMD Plans To Contribute Heterogeneous Compute Compiler

AMD has been open-sourcing several components of their Linux HSA (Heterogeneous System Architecture) stack for the past several months including the AMDKFD kernel driver and HSAKMT run-time. In cooperation with SUSE, they also hope to have HSA accelerator support in GCC 6. Besides the GCC support, AMD is apparently planning to publish a Heterogeneous Compute Compiler.

16 November 2015 - Heterogeneous Compute Compiler - 4 Comments
AMD Publishes AMDGPU PowerPlay Support For Re-Clocking / Power Management

AMD has finally published patches for providing preliminary PowerPlay support for the AMDGPU DRM driver, which will eventually replace the current DPM (Dynamic Power Management) support for Volcanic Islands hardware. This PowerPlay support comes with compatibility for Tonga, Fiji, and the rest of the VI line-up!

12 November 2015 - AMDGPU Power Management! - 34 Comments
AMD R600g Catches Up With Another GL 4.3 Extension

Thanks to Glenn Kennard, the R600 Gallium3D driver now supports another OpenGL 4.3 extension that was already available for RadeonSI, Intel i965, Nouveau NV50/NVC0, and even the Softpipe and LLVMpipe drivers.

10 November 2015 - ARB_texture_view - 18 Comments

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