While NVIDIA mainlined their Vulkan driver support in the NVIDIA 364 driver series, they issued another Vulkan-focused driver update yesterday for Linux and Windows for developers and enthusiasts wanting to try out the latest support for this high-performance graphics API.
Building off last month's NVIDIA 364.12 beta that brought Wayland and Mir support along with other major improvements to the NVIDIA proprietary Linux driver, out today is the NVIDIA 364.15 beta driver with some fixes added on top the 364 series.
From NVIDIA's GPU Technology Conference, the company announced today the Tesla P100 as their most advanced accelerator based upon their Pascal "GP100" GPU.
Two weeks ago NVIDIA released their 364 Linux driver with initial support for Wayland and Mir. Some have asked why there aren't benchmarks yet or if GNOME 3.20 on Wayland supports the NVIDIA driver, but the short answer is the NVIDIA developers are still debating their implementation preferences with upstream Wayland developers.
While not nearly as exciting as the changes to find with the latest NVIDIA 364 Linux driver series, the 361.42 Linux driver is out today as the newest version in the 361 long-lived driver series.
NVIDIA's 364 Linux driver series is now available and it's pretty darn exciting!
Making the rounds on the Internet today is a rumor that NVIDIA Corp is allegedly working on their own Linux distribution.
A new open-source driver patch series was published today by an engineer at NVIDIA.
The PRIME synchronization patches being contributed to the open-source Linux graphics stack by NVIDIA is now up to its fourth revision.
NVIDIA developer Alexandre Courbot who has been liaising with the open-source Nouveau driver developers over providing GeForce GTX 900 "Maxwell" series support has sent out a revised patch series for the "Secure Boot" support.
One week after being first out the gate with a Vulkan driver for x86 Linux, NVIDIA has released an updated Vulkan graphics driver for Linux and Windows with a few more changes.
NVIDIA today pushed out the big Android 6.0 "Marshmallow" update to SHIELD TV owners and with this update comes support for the Vulkan graphics API.
As the start to a beautiful week, after about a year and a half, NVIDIA has finally released the signed firmware images and support code for enabling the GeForce GTX 900 "Maxwell" series under the open-source NVIDIA driver.
The NVIDIA 361.28 Linux driver was released a short time ago as the newest stable release in the NVIDIA 361 driver series.
Alex Goins of NVIDIA has spent the past several months working on PRIME synchronization support to fix tearing when using this NVIDIA-popular multi-GPU method. The latest patches were published this week.
Landing as a fix this week inside the Linux kernel appears to be an indication that NVIDIA's Linux engineers are already working on their next-generation hardware support.
Recent releases of NVIDIA's proprietary Linux driver support creating OpenGL contexts outside of the X Server.
For any NVIDIA Tegra users out there, a ton of exciting support work is finally being mainlined with the Linux 4.5 kernel.
NVIDIA yesterday hosted a Vulkan Developers Day at their campus for graphics developers to learn more about the next-generation Khronos API.
NVIDIA has released new patches today for helping the open-source Nouveau driver step towards properly supporting the GeForce GTX 900 "Maxwell" graphics cards as well as better supporting Tegra.
For those not following me on Twitter, the past week I've been busy running a huge OpenGL performance comparison (with performance-per-Watt metrics) on basically every NVIDIA GeForce GPU I have available going back to the GeForce 6 days up through the GeForce GTX 900 series and GTX TITAN X.
A NVIDIA engineer has penned a post about engaging with Vulkan and how this soon-to-be-released graphics API is great going forward.
NVIDIA released yesterday the second Linux driver beta in the 361.xx series.
NVIDIA's Unix graphics driver team is starting off the new year by releasing their first public beta in the 361 Linux driver series.
At NVIDIA's CES press conference last night they announced the DRIVE PX2 as a "in-car super-computer" that's "as powerful as 150 MacBook Pros", while this SC is powered by a yet-to-be-announced SoC.
While NVIDIA has a ways to go on the open-source driver side, when it comes to proprietary drivers on Linux the green graphics giant continued to dominate with their high quality proprietary driver that continued adding in new features.
It seems a few days ago NVIDIA quietly released some documentation to help open-source driver developers working on Nouveau.
NVIDIA continues to be working on PRIME synchronization support to fix tearing when using this multi-GPU method. There will be support for this functionality within the proprietary NVIDIA Linux driver.
Just under one week ago I wrote at length about the NVIDIA Jetson TX1 development board performance. It's a phenomenal ARM development board and quite powerful thanks to the Tegra X1 SoC with the Maxwell GPU and Cortex-A57 processor cores. My only gripes with the Jetson TX1 were around some issues with setting up the software as noted in the article, but it turns out there's already been some improvements in that front.
Just days after the NVIDIA 358.13 Linux driver release, the 358.16 Linux stable driver is now available.
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