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RadeonSI Nearly Clearing The OpenGL 4.5 Conformance Test Suite

While RadeonSI in Mesa Git exposes OpenGL 4.5, it hasn't yet formally passed the OpenGL 4.5 Conformance Test Suite (CTS) for certifying the OpenGL driver. But now it looks like this open-source Radeon Linux graphics driver has about all OpenGL CTS failures addressed.

16 January 2017 - OpenGL 4.5 CTS - 11 Comments
Tegra/Nouveau Render-Only Gallium3D Support

With the Etnaviv driver bringing the Gallium3D "renderonly" library to Mesa Git, Alexandre Courbot of NVIDIA has sent out an updated patch for adding renderonly support to Tegra/Nouveau.

13 January 2017 - Renderonly - 3 Comments
70 Patches Of Cleaning & Bug Fixes For Mesa

It's not as exciting as seeing a massive patch series arrive for like the OpenGL shader cache or other key features, but Collabora's Timothy Arceri sent out a set of 70 patches today providing some clean-ups and bug fixes for Mesa.

20 December 2016 - 70 Patch Cleanup - 12 Comments
Float64 Support For Intel's Vulkan Driver Is Almost Here

While it took a long time for Intel's Mesa driver to begin supporting the ARB_gpu_shader_fp64 extension for double-precision floating-point data types in shaders, fortunately it looks like Intel should soon land the Float64 support in their Vulkan driver soon.

16 December 2016 - Intel Vulkan ANV Float64 - 5 Comments
9 Year Old Mesa Bug Fixed, Addresses Stability With RadeonSI Gallium3D

A nine-year-old Mesa bug has now been squashed by Marek Olšák. This Mesa bug ended up affecting the RadeonSI driver and causing stability issues, which has now been addressed and should help open-source AMD Linux gamers run titles like Team Fortress 2 and Batman Arkham: Origins (Wine).

9 December 2016 - RadeonSI Stable - 28 Comments
Mesa 13 Lands In Fedora 25

While it was disappointing that Fedora 25 shipped with Mesa 12.0, the Mesa 13.0 version has now been sent down as a stable release update.

8 December 2016 - Fedora 25 - 17 Comments

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