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There's Been A Bit Of Progress On Vulkan Support In Ubuntu's Mir

When the Vulkan 1.0 API specification was unveiled last February, we were originally told by Canonical that Mir in Ubuntu 16.04 would have Vulkan support but now one year later, Mir in Ubuntu 17.04 doesn't even look like it will have Vulkan support. But at least progress is being made.

13 March 2017 - Mir Vulkan - 20 Comments
The Vulkan Differences Between AMDGPU-PRO, RADV & SteamVR's RADV Drivers

With Valve having published a binary-only RADV Radeon Vulkan driver build for their beta of SteamVR on Linux, I did some poking out of curiosity to see the differences to the mainline RADV driver in Mesa. Out of curiosity I also did a comparison to see how the Vulkan capabilities compare to the proprietary AMDGPU-PRO Vulkan driver.

22 February 2017 - Vulkan Driver Capabilities - 17 Comments
What's Still Left TODO With The Intel ANV Vulkan Driver

With yesterday having marked one year since the release of Vulkan as well as one year since the ANV Vulkan driver code was open-sourced, here's a look at some of what's still left to be tackled by this open-source Vulkan Linux driver for HD/Iris Graphics.

17 February 2017 - Intel Linux Vulkan - Add A Comment
Valve Developer Plumbs VK_KHR_maintenance1 For RADV Driver

VK_KHR_maintenance1 is one of the new extensions added to the big Vulkan 1.0.39 update. A Valve developer has fired off a series of patches for making the necessary changes for supporting it with the RADV Radeon Vulkan Mesa driver.

27 January 2017 - VK_KHR_maintenance1 - 3 Comments
Watch David Airlie Talk About Vulkan & RADV From LCA2017

Last week at Linux.Conf.Au 2017 was a presentation by David Airlie, the Linux kernel DRM subsystem maintainer, Red Hat developer, and RADV Vulkan driver developer, among other hats. At this year's Linux conference in Australia he gave a nice presentation on Vulkan and the RADV driver work.

24 January 2017 - Linux.Conf.Au - 23 Comments
It's Been Over One Month Since The Last Vulkan 1.0 Update

Vulkan 1.0.38 was released on 16 December and there has yet to be any other Vulkan-Docs update since then, which is strange when considering there were 38 point releases to Vulkan 1.0 in less than one year that the API specification has been public. There generally has been point releases every week or two for advancing this high-performance graphics API.

22 January 2017 - Vulkan 1.0.Next? - 11 Comments
Lots Of Vulkan To Be Had At GDC 2017

The Khronos Group has published their booth information and sessions that will happen at this year's Game Developers Conference (GDC 17) at the start of March in San Francisco.

18 January 2017 - Khronos / Vulkan GDC - 10 Comments

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