Vulkan News Archives
Vulkan 1.0.49 Introduces Two New Extensions

It had been close to one month since the last Vulkan update, which is rare since usually point releases to Vulkan 1.0 ship every week or two. But with the wait comes many bug fixes to the specifications as well as two new specifications.

12 May 2017 - Vulkan 1.0.49 - Add A Comment
Vulkan 1.0.47 Released

Another week, another update to the Khronos Vulkan specification. This Saturday morning brought the Vulkan 1.0.47 release.

8 April 2017 - Vulkan 1.0.47 - Add A Comment
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

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