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Trying Nouveau With HITMAN On Linux Doesn't Get Too Far

Chances are if you are using a NVIDIA GeForce graphics card and planning to game on Linux you are using NVIDIA's official Linux driver, but in case you are trying to use the free software Nouveau driver stack, I tried running Feral's recent HITMAN game release with this open-source NVIDIA driver.

24 February 2017 - Nouveau HITMAN - 14 Comments
Nouveau: Mesa 13.0 vs. 17.0 vs. 17.1-devel OpenGL Benchmarks

Having now published RADV/RadeonSI Mesa 17.0 benchmarks and Intel i965/ANV Mesa 17.0 benchmarks compared to Mesa 13.0 and 17.1-devel, here are now benchmarks of the Nouveau NVC0 Gallium3D driver for seeing how this open-source NVIDIA 3D driver performs on the imminent Mesa 17.0 release.

11 February 2017 - Mesa Git - 3 Comments
Trying Nouveau NVC0 Gallium3D With Civilization 6 On Mesa 17.1

With Intel Kabylake graphics on Mesa working (albeit very slowly) for Aspyr Media's latest Linux game port, Civilization VI, and RadeonSI Gallium3D running too albeit at a less than desirable speed, I decided to try running the open-source NVIDIA (Nouveau) driver with this latest AAA Linux game release.

10 February 2017 - Nouveau Gaming? - 10 Comments
Nouveau Gets Patches For HDMI Stereoscopic 3D Output

Nouveau continues advancing on the display front: beyond getting DP MST and atomic mode-setting support in the Linux 4.10 kernel, there are now patches available for wiring this open-source NVIDIA Linux driver up to supporting stereoscopic 3D output via HDMI.

18 January 2017 - Stereoscopic 3D - 12 Comments
Nouveau Queues Up Last Minute Updates For Linux 4.10

Overall the Nouveau DRM updates for Linux 4.10 are significant after they missed out on any feature changes for Linux 4.9. Given all the churn, there's been a last minute pull into DRM-Next of some more fixes and other minor activity.

6 December 2016 - Nouveau DRM - 9 Comments
Nouveau Exposes Performance Counters For Maxwell

Samuel Pitoiset, one of the few significant contributors to the open-source NVIDIA Linux graphics stack particularly when it comes to the area of performance counters, has now enabled MP performance counters in the NVC0 Gallium3D driver for NVIDIA GTX 750/900 series Maxwell hardware.

10 November 2016 - NVC0 Maxwell Counters - 1 Comment
Nouveau DRM Driver Progressing With Atomic Mode-Setting, DP MST

We've known Nouveau DRM maintainer Ben Skeggs of Red Hat has been working on atomic mode-setting and DisplayPort Multi-Stream Transport (DP MST) for this open-source NVIDIA Linux driver as that what led to Nouveau having no feature additions for Linux 4.9. Some of this code is now having the Nouveau kernel development tree.

4 November 2016 - Nouveau Atomic - 2 Comments

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