Mesa News Archives
Is Slow Patch Review For Mesa Driving Away Developers?

While most everyone would agree Mesa could benefit from more developers of this important piece of the open-source Linux desktop stack for providing OpenGL/3D graphics drivers, it seems slow patch review times are frustrating at least some casual developers wanting to contribute.

6 September 2015 - Mesa Patch Review - 50 Comments
R600 Gallium3D Gets A Little Bit Of Attention

With the upcoming Mesa 11.0 release there is OpenGL 4.1 support on the RadeonSI Gallium3D driver for Radeon HD 7000 series and newer, but no OpenGL 4.0/4.1 support for the R600g driver, which was disappointing to some R600g users within our forums.

3 September 2015 - R600g This Week - 14 Comments
Mesa's Loop Analysis & Range Propagation Passes

Besides the atomic mode-setting for virtual KMS drivers, another X.Org Google Summer of Code project this summer was developing a range analysis pass and other optimization passes for Mesa as part of benefiting NIR.

23 August 2015 - Mesa GSoC - 12 Comments
AMDGPU, HEVC Support & More Added To Mainline Mesa 11.0

Just after writing this morning about libdrm 2.4.63 being released and that it's needed for the AMDGPU Mesa support to land, the code indeed is now in mainline! There's the mainline support going into Mesa 11.0 for supporting the hardware via the AMDGPU DRM driver -- Tonga, Carrizo, Fiji, and future new hardware. There's also now HEVC video decode support on capable hardware via the VDPAU state tracker and other improvements related to this AMDGPU code push.

14 August 2015 - AMDGPU - 38 Comments
LLVMpipe Tests On Mesa Git With An Intel Core i7 Broadwell

While LLVMpipe isn't intended for much more than a software fallback for modern Linux desktops and as an aid for debugging Mesa/Gallium3D drivers using a hardware-neutral driver, it can be interesting once in a while running benchmarks on this software driver.

3 August 2015 - LLVMpipe Tests - 5 Comments
Mesa Git Is Now Officially Mesa 11.0

While we knew it was coming given that Mesa core has gone from OpenGL 3.3 compliance to OpenGL 4.1, the commit finally happened this Saturday for making it Mesa 11.0.

1 August 2015 - Mesa 11.0-devel - 28 Comments
Upgrading Fedora Easily To Mesa 10.7/Git

With all of the Mesa OpenGL 4 happenings -- and most recently OpenGL 4.1 for RadeonSI -- you may be wondering how to run this latest code prior to its official release in September.

30 July 2015 - Fedora Riding Mesa Git - 15 Comments

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