Open-source News

Microsoft Adds An EGL Implementation To Mesa For Windows

Phoronix - Thu, 09/16/2021 - 06:14
While Microsoft has long had WGL as an API analogous to EGL for residing between OpenGL and the Windows interfaces, Microsoft has now wired up an EGL implementation for Mesa that works on Windows...

Reverse Engineering, Open-Source Driver Writing Continues For Apple's M1 GPU

Phoronix - Thu, 09/16/2021 - 02:11
Alyssa Rosenzweig spoke today at the virtual X.Org Developers Conference about the ongoing work for bringing up Linux display and graphics support on the Apple M1 graphics processor...

Radeon Pro Software for Enterprise 21.Q3 Released For Linux

Phoronix - Thu, 09/16/2021 - 01:32
AMD today released their quarterly update to the Radeon Pro Software for Enterprise graphics driver package, which includes an updated Linux build as well...

AMD Publishes Initial Firmware For Yellow Carp APUs

Phoronix - Wed, 09/15/2021 - 21:25
A small but important step forward is seeing AMD recently publishing their binary firmware files in advance of new GPU/APU launches for rounding out their Linux driver support stack...

Raspberry Pi V3DV Driver Still Working On Vulkan 1.1 Conformance, More Performance

Phoronix - Wed, 09/15/2021 - 20:07
Iago Toral of Igalia kicked off the first day of the virtual XDC2021 developer conference today by sharing a status update on V3DV as the open-source Mesa Vulkan driver most notably used for Raspberry Pi 4 and newer...