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Generic Buffer Formats, YUV For Wayland

A few interesting patch-sets were published today concerning Wayland.
20 April 2012 - Something Interesting - 1 Comment

Mesa Makes Way For Assembly Shaders To GLSL IR

Intel's Ian Romanick has made progress in his long side-project of compiling OpenGL assembly shaders to GLSL IR. He's now up to the point of being able to run the Doom 3 binaries with this conversion work for Mesa.
18 April 2012 - Hoorah - 12 Comments

Intel Lines Up Graphics Changes For Linux 3.5

While we're still several weeks out from even seeing the release of the Linux 3.4 kernel, Intel's developers working on their open-source Linux graphics driver stack have already begun planning their merge of changes for the Linux 3.5 kernel.
10 April 2012 - The Start - 2 Comments

Non-Linux OSes Still Playing In An Intel UMS World

While Intel has a lot of interesting work going on right now within their Linux kernel DRM driver and elsewhere within their open-source graphics stack, operating systems like OpenIndiana/Illumos and FreeBSD are still catching up, but they're still a ways off.
3 April 2012 - Ouch - 18 Comments

Intel Looks To Be Working On Open-Source GPGPU

A mailing list message this morning raises the possibility that Intel's open-source graphics developers could soon be working on GPGPU/OpenCL support.
27 March 2012 - Possibly... - 6 Comments

Intel Remains Confident In Fixed-Up RC6

Intel's open-source Linux graphics developers remain confident that we're likely to the final chapter of the lets-try-rc6-by-default-one-more-time saga. The RC6 power-savings feature for Sandy Bridge graphics hardware should hopefully be -- finally -- sane to keep enabled by default.
24 March 2012 - RC6 Power Savings

Intel Publishes More Haswell Graphics Driver Code

While Intel's Ivy Bridge launch is imminent, and I'm still digging through information concerning today's Intel Valleyview code drop that brings Ivy Bridge graphics to their next-generation Atom as they do away with PowerVR graphics for their SoCs, more graphics driver code to enable Haswell support has landed this evening.
21 March 2012 - Intel Haswell - 15 Comments

Intel Valley View: Atom SoC With Ivy Bridge Graphics

It's a very good week for open-source graphics drivers. Besides AMD releasing open-source support for Southern Islands and Trinity, Intel released the first bits of open-source Haswell support too. This afternoon, Intel has released open-source driver support for Valley View. Valley View is a CedarView-like Atom SoC, but rather than being crippled with PowerVR graphics, it has Ivy Bridge graphics.
21 March 2012 - Intel Valley View - 5 Comments

Mesa 8.1-devel Performance With Intel's DRI Driver

Recently I published benchmarks showing performance boosts for Intel Sandy Bridge with the Linux 3.3 and future 3.4 kernel DRM code, but how's the Mesa 8.1-devel performance looking?
20 March 2012 - Boosts? - 5 Comments

Intel Haswell Graphics Code Begins Appearing

The open-source Intel Linux graphics driver code for Intel's 2013 platform, Haswell, has begun to surface.
19 March 2012 - Intel Haswell - 9 Comments

New Intel Hardware Context Support Patches

Arriving this weekend for the open-source Intel DRM graphics driver for the Linux kernel were new -- nearly re-written -- hardware context support patches.
18 March 2012 - Arrived - 1 Comment

Intel Preparing GLSL 1.40 Support For Mesa

Eric Anholt of Intel has just published the first patch-set for supporting version 1.40 of GLSL, the GL Shading Language, for Mesa.
9 March 2012 - GL Shading Language 1.40 - 6 Comments

Tizen SDK Beta, Source Code Available

Tizen, the Moblin-Maemo-MeeGo offspring, has seen its release of its SDK, the SDK source-code, the Tizen Web UI framework, and the Tizen Web API as beta. The developers still plan to have a final Tizen release out in the second quarter of this year.
1 March 2012 - Moblin-Maemo-MeeGo - 3 Comments

Intel Releases 2.18 X.Org Linux Graphics Driver

One day after putting out the Intel 12.02 package, Intel released the xf86-video-intel 2.18.0 DDX driver.
24 February 2012 - xf86-video-intel - 2 Comments

Intel 12.02 Package Proclaims Stable Ivy Bridge

Intel released its "12.02 graphics driver" package today for Linux, which advertises stable support for the Intel Ivy Bridge platform.
23 February 2012 - Ivy Bridge

x32 Support For Linux Kernel Called In For Review

The x32 effort, an undertaking to provide a native 32-bit ABI for x86_64 on Linux, is finally moving closer to fruition. Peter Anvin has published the set of x32 patches for the Linux kernel that are now up for review and comments.
20 February 2012 - x32 ABI - 34 Comments

Intel Ships A MeeGo Update For Cedar Trail

Intel quietly released a new version of MeeGo for netbooks last week.
17 February 2012 - New MeeGo

Intel Hardware Context Support Patches Arrive

New patches have turned up for the Intel Linux kernel DRM driver to implement hardware context support.
15 February 2012 - HW Context - 3 Comments

Intel Tries To Fix RC6 Support Once Again

After several attempts that ultimately failed, this weekend Eugeni Dodonov published a patch-set as "Another chapter in RC6 saga..." where he hopes the Sandy Bridge RC6 power-savings (and performance boosting) support is finally reliable to enable by default.
12 February 2012 - Intel

VA-API Video Decoding Support For Wayland

One of the many items that Intel developers have been working on for the rapid ascent of Wayland is GPU video decoding support.
12 February 2012 - Video Acceleration - 3 Comments

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