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Radeon Pro Software For Enterprise 22.Q2 For Linux Released

Phoronix - Sat, 08/13/2022 - 00:45
Released in June was the Radeon PRO Software for Enterprise 21.Q2 to deliver AMD's enterprise-vetted graphics driver stack to Windows users. Meanwhile recently debuting is the long-awaited adjacent Radeon Pro Software for Enterprise for Linux driver update...

AMD Posts Linux Audio Driver For The "Pink Sardine"

Phoronix - Fri, 08/12/2022 - 21:00
The colorful fishy codenames are not over for AMD's Linux driver crew! While on the GPU side they have moved to IP block-by-block enablement strategy for their future GPUs, over on the audio co-processor side AMD posted a series of patches today under the "Pink Sardine" codename...

Mesa 22.2 Gaming Performance With Radeon RX 6700/6800 XT Graphics Cards On Linux

Phoronix - Fri, 08/12/2022 - 18:47
With Mesa 22.2 bringing many new features, you may be curious about how the performance of this next Mesa3D release is looking. For your viewing pleasure today are benchmarks of Mesa 22.2 back from the day it was branched against that of the stock Mesa 22.0 on Ubuntu 22.04 if you have been wondering whether it's worthwhile upgrading... Benchmarks for this article from the current-generation Radeon RX 6700 XT and RX 6800 XT graphics cards.

F2FS Low-Memory Mode, Atomic Write Improvements For Linux 6.0

Phoronix - Fri, 08/12/2022 - 18:21
The Flash Friendly File-System (F2FS) continues showing its a formidable file-system option for flash memory devices, especially SSDs and mobile hardware. With Linux 6.0 there are yet more improvements for this file-system driver...

Zink Squeezes Some More Performance Optimizations In Mesa 22.2 For OpenGL On Vulkan

Phoronix - Fri, 08/12/2022 - 18:04
Valve contractor Mike Blumenkrantz who works on Zink for OpenGL implemented atop Vulkan has managed some more performance optimizations with the upcoming Mesa 22.2 quarterly feature release...