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Using G-SYNC Compatible On Linux With NVIDIA's 418.30 Beta Driver

Phoronix - 30. Leden 2019 - 22:00
Taking many by surprise less than one month after NVIDIA announced "G-SYNC Compatible" in supporting FreeSync/Adaptive-Sync displays as an alternative to the more expensive dedicated G-SYNC monitors, the newest Linux beta graphics driver has support for this gamer-oriented feature. This comes just a matter of days after NVIDIA began shipping their Windows driver with this dynamic refresh rate feature that aims to eliminate or at least reduce tearing and stuttering.

Systemd 241 RC2 Released With Its Beefed Up Security

Phoronix - 30. Leden 2019 - 21:07
Just a few days ago marked the systemd 241 release candidate while today Lennart Poettering opted for a second release candidate...

Fwupd Gaining Support For ATA Device Microcode Updates

Phoronix - 30. Leden 2019 - 20:11
Richard Hughes of Red Hat continues on his conquest for improving the Linux firmware updating experience: his latest accomplishment is getting support for microcode updates on ATA/ATAPI drives into Fwupd...

NVIDIA 418.30 Linux Driver Adds Video Codec SDK 9.0, Optical Flow Support

Phoronix - 30. Leden 2019 - 19:01
While the initial "G-SYNC Compatible" (FreeSync) support is the big headlining feature of today's NVIDIA 418.30 Linux beta driver drop, there are also other changes to get excited about too...

NVIDIA Linux Beta Rolling Out "G-SYNC Compatible" FreeSync Monitor Support

Phoronix - 30. Leden 2019 - 18:08
Earlier this month at CES was the surprise announcement that NVIDIA would be effectively rolling out FreeSync display support for Pascal GPUs and newer with forthcoming driver updates. There's been that support on Windows while beginning today that tear-free, gaming-focused display tech will also be working on Linux...

Radeon ROCm 2.0 OpenCL Benchmarks With Linux 5.0 On Ubuntu 18.10 vs. NVIDIA's Linux Driver

Phoronix - 30. Leden 2019 - 17:26
With yesterday having posted fresh OpenGL/Vulkan Linux gaming benchmarks for the current NVIDIA GeForce and AMD Radeon graphics cards, in this article is the freshest OpenCL GPU compute data for that set of 14 graphics cards on the very latest Linux graphics driver stack. In the case of AMD Radeon open-source compute, it was tested using the new ROCm 2.0 atop the mainline Linux 5.0 kernel and Ubuntu 18.10.

The Latest NVIDIA EGLStreams Wayland Backend Code Under Review For KDE/KWin

Phoronix - 30. Leden 2019 - 15:57
Back in November is when NVIDIA announced they were developing an EGLStreams-based back-end for KDE's KWin so the KDE Wayland session could run with their proprietary graphics driver similar to GNOME's EGLStreams support. That latest code is now under review...

Panfrost Mali Driver In Primitive Form Under Review For Mesa

Phoronix - 30. Leden 2019 - 12:14
The open-source, reverse-engineered Panfrost Gallium3D driver is now under review in an early form for potentially merging into mainline Mesa in the near future. Panfrost is the current open-source driver community effort around Arm's Midgard and Bifrost graphics units...

HMM Gets New Features/Improvements, Nouveau Support Aligned For Linux 5.1

Phoronix - 30. Leden 2019 - 11:49
Jerome Glisse of Red Hat has spent the past few years devoted to Heterogeneous Memory Management (HMM) that continues stepping towards taking on bigger roles within the Linux kernel. With the upcoming Linux 5.1 kernel cycle there are slated to be more additions to this code, which is the backbone of allowing the mirroring of process address spaces, system memory to be transparently used by any device process, and other functionality for GPU computing and other modern PCIe devices...

AMDVLK 2019.Q1.4 Driver Brings Vega 20 & Raven 2 Support, More Transform Feedback Work

Phoronix - 30. Leden 2019 - 11:33
This week's AMDVLK open-source Radeon Vulkan driver code drop brings support for the Vega 20 (Vega 7nm) graphics cards and Raven 2 APUs...
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