Linked by Michael on Fri 7th Jan 2011 23:30 UTC
AMD "On the same day that we learn VIA's Linux support is basically dead and after a troubling week for Intel with regards to open-source graphics support for their new Sandy Bridge CPUs, Advanced Micro Devices has come forward and released open-source graphics driver support for their AMD Radeon HD 6000 series of graphics cards."
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GPGPU/OpenCL
by reez on Sat 8th Jan 2011 00:30 UTC
reez
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2006-06-28

Sadly it still doens't support OpenCL or did I miss something? *hopes so*

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RE: GPGPU/OpenCL
by smitty on Sat 8th Jan 2011 03:27 in reply to "GPGPU/OpenCL"
smitty Member since:
2005-10-13

OpenCL support in Mesa is a long, long way away. This just enables current Mesa functionality on the new hardware, so support is basically the same as for Evergreen (5xxx series)

Out of curiosity, which app are you trying to use OpenCL with? I would think anything that uses it would be far better off using the proprietary drivers anyway since they have much higher performance.

Edited 2011-01-08 03:29 UTC

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RE: GPGPU/OpenCL
by Kivada on Sat 8th Jan 2011 03:43 in reply to "GPGPU/OpenCL"
Kivada Member since:
2010-07-07

OpenCL support is part of the Gallium3D driver stack, but it's still listed as a yet unstarted portion of the Radeon drivers http://wiki.x.org/wiki/RadeonFeature

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RE[2]: GPGPU/OpenCL
by smitty on Sat 8th Jan 2011 03:58 in reply to "RE: GPGPU/OpenCL"
smitty Member since:
2005-10-13

OpenCL support is part of the Gallium3D driver stack, but it's still listed as a yet unstarted portion of the Radeon drivers http://wiki.x.org/wiki/RadeonFeature

Someone has started a proof of concept state tracker, it's nowhere near ready to be used by any drivers.

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