Open-source News

Raja Koduri Departing Intel To Start New Software Company

Phoronix - Wed, 03/22/2023 - 02:05
Prominent Intel leader Raja Koduri who currently serves as the company's Chief Architect is leaving to focus on a new software start-up...

Intel CET Shadow Stack Support Set To Be Introduced With Linux 6.4

Phoronix - Wed, 03/22/2023 - 01:00
After being in development for years, Intel's shadow stack support is set to be merged for the upcoming Linux 6.4 cycle. The shadow stack support is part of Intel's Control-flow Enforcement Technology (CET) security functionality...

OpenJDK Java 20 Released With Latest Vector API, Scoped Values

Phoronix - Tue, 03/21/2023 - 23:23
Promoted to general availability (GA) status today is the OpenJDK Java 20 update with a number of new features...

RADV Lands Another Feature For Helping VKD3D-Proton Tier 3 Functionality

Phoronix - Tue, 03/21/2023 - 22:40
Samuel Pitoiset of Valve's Linux graphics driver team has landed another Radeon Vulkan "RADV" driver improvement today for Mesa 23.1-devel to further along its VKD3D-Proton capabilities for enjoying Windows Direct3D 12 games on Linux with Steam Play...

Open-Source NVIDIA Vulkan Driver "NVK" Begins Running Game While Using GSP Firmware

Phoronix - Tue, 03/21/2023 - 20:50
Red Hat developer David Airlie has shown off the progress being made on bringing up not only the open-source Mesa NVIDIA Vulkan driver "NVK" but doing so while making use of the NVIDIA GPU System Processor (GSP) firmware that ultimately is needed for being able to deliver better open-source driver support and performance...

Asahi Linux Continues Making Progress On Apple Silicon Graphics, Promising OpenGL Speed

Phoronix - Tue, 03/21/2023 - 20:26
Asahi Linux developer Asahi Lina has posted an update on the ongoing work bringing up their Rust-written DRM kernel driver along with the AGX Gallium3D Mesa OpenGL driver as well as progress towards the in-development Vulkan driver too...