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A New Ubuntu Kernel Build With The Very Latest AMDGPU DC Patches For 4.15

Sat, 2017-10-07 18:39
This week the latest AMDGPU DC patches were queued up ahead of Linux 4.15. As covered in that article, those several dozen patches mostly further clean-up this major AMDGPU display code rework and trim it up by a few thousand lines of code. For those wishing to test out this new display stack, here is a fresh Ubutu/Debian x86_64 kernel build...

2017 "Oktoberfest" Premium: Snag A Great Deal While Supporting Our Work

Sat, 2017-10-07 17:31
The past few years I have run a Phoronix Premium deal around the time of Oktoberfest for those wishing to support all of the Linux hardware testing, reviews, news, and benchmarking work on the site done seven days per week, 365 days per year. While the actual fest is over at the wiesn, some Phoronix readers have inquired about running a deal again this year to get premium access at a discount. So here's the deal...

Facebook Developers Working On FSPERF For Better Linux File-System/Block Testing

Sat, 2017-10-07 17:11
Josef Bacik of Facebook's file-system/storage team has announced fsperf as a new testing framework around the Linux file-system/block storage code...

Debian 9.2 Released

Sat, 2017-10-07 16:58
The Debian project this week has announced the release of Debian GNU/Linux 9.2...

SLIMbus Framework Revised For The Linux Kernel

Sat, 2017-10-07 15:39
Linaro developers have restored work on the SLIMbus patches for the Linux kernel, which have long been dormant...

Vulkan 1.0.62 Adds A New AMD Extension

Sat, 2017-10-07 14:49
Vulkan 1.0.62 is now available as the latest updated specification for this high performance graphics and compute API...