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Google Hired Another Linux Graphics Veteran To Work On Open-Source GPU Drivers

Google has another experienced open-source graphics driver developer on its staff and could mean further Linux graphics ecosystem improvements. It turns out in April that Google hired Rob Clark to work on open-source GPU drivers. Rob is the founder and lead developer of the Freedreno driver project for open-source Qualcomm …

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Aaeon releases HW monitoring stack for Linux-on-Intel systems

Aaeon’s BIOS-driven “HERO SDK” hardware monitoring stack supports Linux-driven Aaeon systems that use Intel’s Gemini, Whiskey, and Coffee Lake CPUs. The company has also posted specs for a Coffee Lake based “COM-CFHB6” COM Express.Aaeon announced a HERO SDK to “help developers with monitoring and controlling hardware on Aaeon platforms.” Available …

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Linux Still Yields Better Multi-Threaded Performance On AMD Threadripper Against Windows 10 May 2019 Update

Curious whether the recent Microsoft Windows 10 Version 1903 (May 2019 Update) improved the multi-threaded performance at all for the likes of the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX, I recently carried out some benchmarks looking at Windows 10 1903 against the former Windows 10 Version 1809 release benchmarked against both Ubuntu …

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