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Old 04-09-2022, 01:05 PM   #46
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Not OT but a tangent - Please please please can we only very rarely see judgmnents about the a acceptability of language on an adult message board as respectable as LQN. Please don't let this great place devolve into boring, uninformative mush like so many have become. Please embrace the fact that we attract commenters from all over the world with the only major limitation being that posts are to be in English, at what ever level of expertise is possible. "Gutter" means very different things in different places and people. I think we should be adult and welcoming enough to accepot any level of expertise, or lack thereof, and only argue with the concepts, the thing itself, not the symbology. Is garbaage (soft end "g") rerally more acceptable than "garbage" (hard end "g").... More importantly, who cares?
 
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Old 04-09-2022, 04:07 PM   #47
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Posted in wrong thread?
 
Old 04-10-2022, 08:06 PM   #48
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If that was in response to my post, then No, not wrong thread... just a bit late to the thread. See Page 1.
 
Old 04-10-2022, 09:28 PM   #49
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If that was in response to my post, then No, not wrong thread... just a bit late to the thread. See Page 1.
Something about the time it took you to get upset about that is hilarious to me. If more people waited a year to complain about something the world might be a calmer place

His text has been removed but as I recall it was more of an alcohol-fueled flaming than technical discussion. LQ doesn't have a censorship problem and the level of tolerance here can melt snowflakes.
 
Old 04-11-2022, 11:29 AM   #50
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If that was in response to my post, then No, not wrong thread... just a bit late to the thread. See Page 1.
A bit late? But that makes sense and luckily that poster has since gotten quiet...


Michael has tested AMD P-State vs. ACPI CPUFreq with this final summary:
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...when taking the geometric mean of all the raw performance benchmark results, the AMD P-State driver overall came just behind the ACPI CPUFreq driver on these two tested modern AMD laptops. So overall the AMD P-State driver didn't prove to be particularly compelling for its initial premiere in Linux 5.17.
Full story and tests here https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pa...linux517&num=1
 
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Old 05-10-2022, 08:04 PM   #51
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amdgpu-22.10.2 has been released.
https://repo.radeon.com/amdgpu/
https://www.amd.com/en/support
 
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Old 06-29-2022, 02:57 AM   #52
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amdgpu-22.20 has been released.
https://repo.radeon.com/amdgpu/
http://support.amd.com/en-us/download
 
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Old 08-18-2022, 08:42 PM   #53
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amdgpu-22.20.3 has been released.
https://repo.radeon.com/amdgpu/
http://support.amd.com/en-us/download
 
Old 10-20-2022, 02:08 PM   #54
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Hi all. I'm thinking about building a new box since my current one is ~13 years old. It'll mainly be used for work but there will be some gaming thrown in. I'm looking at a Ryzen 5600 CPU with a Radeon RX 6600 GPU. I've only had NVIDIA cards in my boxen up to this point, but Radeon seems to be the price/performance sweet spot right now. I'd also like to support them because of their open source work.

Having said all that, will the GPU "just work" with a full Slackware 15.0 multilib install? I've always had to install the NVIDIA binary blob to get any gaming done. By "just work" I mean not just running Slackware itself, but being able to play Steam games utilizing the full power of the GPU.

I've done a lot of Googling on this and the Slackware Radeon binary install instructions are outdated.

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Old 10-20-2022, 02:59 PM   #55
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Hi all. I'm thinking about building a new box since my current one is ~13 years old. It'll mainly be used for work but there will be some gaming thrown in. I'm looking at a Ryzen 5600 CPU with a Radeon RX 6600 GPU. I've only had NVIDIA cards in my boxen up to this point, but Radeon seems to be the price/performance sweet spot right now. I'd also like to support them because of their open source work.

Having said all that, will the GPU "just work" with a full Slackware 15.0 multilib install? I've always had to install the NVIDIA binary blob to get any gaming done. By "just work" I mean not just running Slackware itself, but being able to play Steam games utilizing the full power of the GPU.

I've done a lot of Googling on this and the Slackware Radeon binary install instructions are outdated.
Yes it will "just work". The only thing you might need to do is make a .conf file for the xorg.conf.d directory with some specific settings. But yes its basically ready to go in 15.0
 
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Old 10-21-2022, 08:19 AM   #56
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Yes it will "just work". The only thing you might need to do is make a .conf file for the xorg.conf.d directory with some specific settings. But yes its basically ready to go in 15.0
Great! Thank you. I figured that must be the case because there's so little written about it recently. Time to make some purchasing decisions!
 
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Old 10-21-2022, 07:15 PM   #57
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Who needs AMD drivers? Mesa supports AMD Radeon RX 550 just fine. My Vulcan code just works.
 
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Old 11-08-2022, 05:43 AM   #58
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Annoying AMD Linux Graphics Driver Crashes With "Timed Out Fences" Has A Fix Coming
Written by Michael Larabel. 8 November 2022.
Since the Linux 5.19 kernel there have been many reports on Twitter, Reddit, or forums, and elsewhere over open-source AMD Radeon driver users experiencing crashes that often then appear in the kernel log around fences timing out. A fix for this show-stopping bug for AMD gamers looks like it will be coming to the Linux 6.2 kernel...........
The full story can be found at, https://www.phoronix.com/news/AMDGPU-Fix-For-5.19-Bug
 
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Old 11-17-2022, 07:59 AM   #59
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AMD Introduces New Hotplug Driver Option For The X.Org Server
Michael Larabel. 17 November 2022.
Currently when hot-plugging a new GPU to a running X.Org Server, the generic xf86-video-modesetting DDX driver ends up being utilized. However, a new "HotplugDriver" xorg.conf option has been introduced by AMD to allow users to specify their desired DDX driver. In turn this makes it possible for those hot-plugging hardware like AMD Radeon GPUs such as within eGPU enclosures to specify using the xf86-video-amdgpu driver instead........
The full story can be found at, https://www.phoronix.com/news/X.Org-...-HotplugDriver
 
Old 11-17-2022, 08:07 AM   #60
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amdgpu-22.20.4 has been released.
https://repo.radeon.com/amdgpu/
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