Mesa News Archives
Mesa 17.1.3 Released

Mesa 17.1.3 is now available as the latest stable point release to this important 3D user-space graphics stack.

19 June 2017 - Mesa 17.1.3 - Add A Comment
Mesa 17.1.2 Rolls Out With Numerous Fixes

What better way to celebrate the 13th Phoronix birthday than coincidentally having a new Mesa release! It's not as exciting as a new feature release, but Mesa 17.1.2 is now available as the latest stable point release.

5 June 2017 - Mesa 17.1.2 - 1 Comment
Mesa Will Not Be Dropping Its Older GPU Drivers

While last week was the ambitious proposal to drop older GPU drivers from Mesa including the likes of i915 and R300g -- and possibly branching them off to their own Git branch for continued maintenance by interested individuals -- that proposal isn't going to fly.

31 May 2017 - Proposal Dropped - 50 Comments
Airlie Is Looking At Tournier's Soft FP64 Work For R600-Rats

A few days ago I wrote about David Airlie's work on a new "r600-rats" branch where he's working on bringing up OpenGL 4.2 support to more Radeon HD 5000/6000 series hardware on R600g that's currently limited to OpenGL 3.3. Some questions arose about the FP64 support.

27 May 2017 - R600-Rats - 7 Comments
Mesa 17.1.1 Released

Emil Velikov has announced the availability of Mesa 17.1.1 as the first point release to this quarter's big Mesa 17.1 package.

25 May 2017 - Mesa 17.1.1 - Add A Comment
Trying Out MESA_NO_ERROR / KHR_no_error Support On Mesa 17.2-dev

Merged last month into Mesa Git and improved since then with follow-up commits has been KHR_no_error support for reducing the overhead of the OpenGL drivers by disabling certain error handling for OpenGL games/applications. This in turn can free up some CPU utilization and possibly lead to power-savings too.

23 May 2017 - No OpenGL Errors - 24 Comments

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