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  • New features, changes & improvements to KernelCI's UI

    KernelCI has been driving continuous integration for the Linux kernel with hundreds of commits every day since its creation in 2012 and as a Linux Foundation project since 2019. The platform has the ability to help you attempt to find and fix several problems, including regressions, build failures and merge conflicts from your patches with others.

    Today, KernelCI is the most complete automated testing and continuous integration tool for the Linux kernel. It can test your code on many platforms performing automatic builds in kernel trees. Builds, tests information and more can be found on the KernelCI dashboard, that is, the main web interface used by the project.

  • Apple M1 Patches For The Linux Kernel Sent Out A Third Time

    Hector Martin, who has been working on the crowd-funded effort to bring Linux up on the Apple M1 SoC and the modern Apple devices using that in-house silicon, has sent out the third iteration of his kernel patches.

    With the "v3" patches sent out today the focus remains on getting the Apple M1 SoC brought up under the Linux kernel with interrupt handling, SMP support, UART, a SimpleFB-based frame-buffer, and the DeviceTree needed for the Mac Mini and other new Macs using the M1 chip. There still is much work ahead to make the Apple M1 and the modern Macs usable on a day-to-day basis, especially if wanting accelerated graphics and making use of other capabilities of this complex ARM-based chip.

  • Even In 2021, Intel Squeezes Some Very Nice Performance Gains Out Of Their OpenGL Driver - Phoronix

    While it's 2021 and many modern Linux gaming and other workloads are focusing on the Vulkan API, Intel isn't letting up in their aggressive optimizations to their open-source "Iris" OpenGL Gallium3D driver for Linux systems. With the latest Mesa 21.1 code today there is a set of patches providing up to 17% better performance in some games while other OpenGL software is generally a few percent faster at least. In some micro-benchmarks it can be more than 50% faster.

    Longtime Intel open-source Linux graphics driver developer Kenneth Graunke - who has also been the lead Iris Gallium3D developer over the past three years - merged his work on threaded context support.

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