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GLAMOR vs. EXA 2D Radeon Performance On X.Org Server 1.18.3 / Ubuntu 16.04

In continuation of yesterday's article about the Radeon vs. Modesetting X.Org DDX drivers when tested from Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, here are the 2D performance benchmark results for those interested when it comes down to the xf86-video-ati's EXA acceleration versus its GLAMOR option as well as the only 2D acceleration offered by xf86-video-modesetting via GLAMOR.

24 April 2016 - GLAMOR vs. EXA - 10 Comments
GLVND GLX Support Being Worked On For The X.Org Server

Red Hat's Adam Jackson has taken to working on X.Org Server patches for supporting GLVND within a GLX world (rather than just EGL) via the GLX_EXT_libglvnd extension. GLVND, of course, is NVIDIA's OpenGL Vendor Neutral Dispatch Library.

24 March 2016 - GLX_EXT_libglvnd - 3 Comments
Planning Starts For Mesa/Wayland/X.Org Projects This Summer

Upstream projects associated with the X.Org Foundation should begin thinking of possible summer project ideas for GSoC 2016 while students can begin figuring out their proposals if wanting to get involved with open-source graphics/compute development over the summer.

18 February 2016 - GSoC 2016 - 7 Comments
AMDGPU's xf86-video-amdgpu vs. Mode-Setting DDX Performance

To complement the xf86-video-ati vs. xf86-video-modesetting benchmarks from quite a while ago, here are some tests of the 3D performance in seeing any performance differences between the xf86-video-amdgpu DDX for the GCN 1.2 GPUs versus using the generic xf86-video-modesetting driver.

14 February 2016 - Tests - 27 Comments
Are You Sure You Want X.Org To Die?

Whenever posting news items about the X.Org Foundation, it's common to routinely see a few comments about "let X.org die already!", "Wayland is the future!", and other similar remarks.

18 January 2016 - X.Org vs. X.Org Foundation - 45 Comments

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