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Linux Kernel Additions and Vulkan Graphics Drivers

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  • Realtek RTL8156 2.5G Chips + RTL8153 To Be Supported By Linux 5.13 - Phoronix

    Realtek has contributed support for the RTL8153 and RTL8156 Ethernet chipsets to their "r8152" USB network driver for the upcoming Linux 5.13 cycle.

    The Realtek RTL8153 Ethernet controller supports Gigabit connectivity and interfacing with USB 3.0/2.0/1.1. The Realtek RTL8153 is found in a variety of current USB network dongles but can also be used by some motherboards and notebooks. The RTL8153 is used by some Anker and TP-LINK USB network adapters as well as some Lenovo ThinkPad branded adapters.

  • Linux 5.13 Set To Introduce A WWAN Framework - Phoronix

    Hitting the Linux networking subsystem's "net-next" branch on Friday was the long in development WWAN subsystem/framework.

    This code now queued up for introduction with the imminent Linux 5.13 merge window is a Wireless WAN (WWAN) framework. This new code is for dealing with the complexity and heterogeneity of Wireless WAN hardware. Linaro spearheaded the work.

  • The Best Linux Vulkan Driver For AMD GPUs: Mesa RADV vs AMDVLK - LinuxReviews

    There are two Vulkan drivers for AMD graphics cards available: The RADV driver that comes with Mesa and the AMDVLK driver from AMD. Here is a test of the latest AMDVLK 2021.Q2.1 driver against the latest Mesa 21.0.3 RADV driver in some graphical and compute applications.

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    Both drivers will mostly provide the same performance with Vulkan compute as a notable exception. Which you should use is therefore mostly a question of what driver works best with the game(s) you would like to play. Both AMDVLK and RADV work fine with most games, but there are some that work better with AMDVLK or vice versa. It is, luckily, quite easy to have both drivers installed and choose what game or application uses what driver.

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