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Windows Server 2022 Reaches General Availability With Focusing On Hybrid Clouds, Containers

Phoronix - Thu, 09/02/2021 - 01:30
While Microsoft announced that Windows 11 will be formally released on 5 October, rolling out today is general availability on Windows Server 2022...

Intel "Crocus" Gallium3D Now Part Of Mesa's Default Drivers To Build

Phoronix - Wed, 09/01/2021 - 21:15
Intel's i965 classic DRI driver is still the default within Mesa for i965 through Haswell generations of Intel integrated graphics, but the new "Crocus" Gallium3D driver has been added to the default driver build list so it's now at least building by default on x86/x86_64 systems and thus trivial after that to override...

Linux 5.15 Hardware Monitoring Is Big But Overdue For AMD

Phoronix - Wed, 09/01/2021 - 21:00
The Linux 5.15 hardware monitoring "HWMON" subsystem changes were sent out and now merged for this next kernel version. Particularly notable this cycle is AMD catching up on some of their sensors support...

RadeonSI Enables DCC Stores For RDNA2 APUs To Squeeze Out More Performance

Phoronix - Wed, 09/01/2021 - 19:56
RadeonSI Gallium3D as the official AMD OpenGL Linux driver has mirrored the unofficial RADV Vulkan driver in enabling DCC stores support for RDNA2 APUs in the name of greater performance...

Wayland Protocols 1.22 Released With DRM Object Leasing Support For VR HMDs

Phoronix - Wed, 09/01/2021 - 18:56
Designed with VR headsets in mind, Wayland-Protocols 1.22 was released today and adds the DRM leasing protocol to its staging area...