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Watch Out For BCache Corruption Issues On Linux 5.0 & GCC 9

14. Květen 2019 - 9:46
If you make use of BCache as a Linux block cache so that an SSD cache for a slower HDD, watch out as there is an active corruption bug...

hipSYCL Gets New Compilation Toolchain For Taking SYCL Directly To CUDA & ROCm

14. Květen 2019 - 7:53
Could 2019 be the year that SYCL really takes off for this single-source C++-based programming model? There's certainly a lot of interesting projects going on around SYCL...

POWER Gets SMAP-Like Functionality, 32-bit KASAN Support On Linux 5.2

14. Květen 2019 - 6:01
Not only has the Linux 5.2 kernel been exciting on the x86_64 and ARM front, but there is also a fair amount of new IBM POWER architecture updates that landed for this summer 2019 kernel update...

New Input Drivers Sent In For The Linux 5.2 Kernel

14. Květen 2019 - 5:18
Input subsystem maintainer Dmitry Torokhov sent in his pull request on Monday with various touch controller additions as well as the new GPIO vibrator driver...

Etnaviv Developer Working On "EIR" Compiler Backend - Hopes For Vulkan Future

14. Květen 2019 - 5:01
Christian Gmeiner, one of the leading contributors to the Etnaviv Gallium3D code for providing open-source OpenGL driver coverage for Vivante graphics IP, has posted a series of patches for "EIR" as a new back-end IR based on NIR and other modern open-source driver graphics compiler back-ends...

Microsoft Confirms WSL To Co-Exist With WSL2, Other Windows Subsystem for Linux Details

14. Květen 2019 - 1:30
Now that Microsoft's Build conference is over where last week they announced Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 (WSL), they have now posted a FAQ to address other common questions about this new implementation for running Linux binaries on Windows 10...

Clear Linux Preparing New Kernel Options

14. Květen 2019 - 1:00
Intel's Clear Linux platform is preparing some new alternative kernel options and they are quite interesting from a testing/benchmarking perspective...

KDE Frameworks 5.58 Released With Many Fixes, Improvements

14. Květen 2019 - 0:35
The latest monthly update to the KDE Frameworks collection of add-on libraries complementing Qt5 is now available...

Phoronix Test Suite 8.8 Officially Released

13. Květen 2019 - 20:30
Phoronix Test Suite 8.8-Hvaler is now officially available as the newest quarterly feature release to our open-source, fully-automated benchmarking software for Linux / BSD / macOS / Windows systems...

DXVK 1.2 Released With Support For Direct3D 11 Vendor-Specific Extensions

13. Květen 2019 - 20:17
Just two weeks after the corrected DXVK 1.1 re-release debuted and DXVK 1.2 is now available...

Linux 5.2 IOMMU Changes Allow For More Flexible Intel VT-d Alternative To SR-IOV

13. Květen 2019 - 17:01
Merged today for the Linux 5.2 kernel are the IOMMU changes that contain some interesting Intel additions...

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.0 Benchmarks Against RHEL 7.6, Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS, Clear Linux

13. Květen 2019 - 15:40
Continuing on from the initial Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.0 benchmarks last week, now having had more time with this fresh enterprise Linux distribution, here are additional benchmarks on two Intel Xeon servers when benchmarking RHEL 8.0, RHEL 7.6, Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS, and Clear Linux. RHEL 8.0 is certainly delivering much better out-of-the-box performance than its aging predecessor but how can it compete with Ubuntu LTS and Clear Linux?

Vulkan 1.1.108 Released With Two New Extensions

13. Květen 2019 - 12:34
It's been almost a month since the last Vulkan spec update with Vulkan 1.1.107, which is a long time considering they go through some periods of almost weekly updates, but out today is v1.1.108 and it introduces two new extensions...

AMDVLK 2019.Q2.3 Has Improvements For Some Games, LLPC Optimization

13. Květen 2019 - 11:53
It's been a few weeks since AMD developers last updated the public source trees making up their official open-source "AMDVLK" Vulkan driver but out this morning is v2019.Q2.3 as their newest update...

Working OpenCL Through Gallium3D Clover With LLVM To SPIR-V Conversion

13. Květen 2019 - 11:03
Karol Herbst of Red Hat who has been working for more than the past year on providing OpenCL support in Gallium3D's "Clover" state tracker via SPIR-V so it can easily work with drivers like Nouveau seems to be approaching the finish line...

Fedora 31 To Offer Updated MinGW Toolchain For Building Windows Software On Linux

13. Květen 2019 - 9:15
One of the latest Fedora 31 change proposals is for shipping the very latest MinGW environment and toolchain in this next Fedora Linux release for ensuring a great experience for those building Windows applications on Linux...

Linux 5.2 Ups Laptop Support From A New Intel Power Button Driver To Better Ryzen Input

13. Květen 2019 - 7:52
Both Intel and AMD laptop hardware are seeing various improvements coming with the in-development Linux 5.2 kernel...

IWD 0.18 Wireless Daemon Brings Fast Initial Link Setup

13. Květen 2019 - 5:02
Released this weekend was IWD 0.18 as the latest version of the Intel-developed wireless daemon for Linux systems...

Phoronix Test Suite 8.8 Further Enhances Open-Source, Automated Windows Benchmarking

13. Květen 2019 - 0:22
While we have endless passion and fun for Linux (and BSD) benchmarking, with Phoronix Test Suite 8.8 being released there are yet more improvements for our open-source, automated and repeatable benchmarking on Microsoft Windows...

D9VK 0.11 Released With Performance Improvements, D3D9 Fixes

12. Květen 2019 - 22:17
D9VK as a reminder is the open-source project implementing Direct3D 9 over Vulkan for accelerating Windows games running under Wine/Proton on Linux. D9VK today had its second release...