i915 Hardware Contexts (and some bits about batchbuffers)

Disclaimer First and foremost: Everything documented below is included in the Intel public documentation. Anything I say which offends you are my own words and not those of Intel. (Anything I say which is of monetary value is the opposite). Daniel asked me to write about hardware contexts on Intel GPUs some time ago. Hardware […]

Power regression? Moi?

I may have caused a “massive” 3.5 power regression: http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/dri-devel/2012-July/025705.html It’s not the first time I’ve been mentioned for breaking something, however it’s definitely the most sensational accusation thrown at me. On a serious note, it is unlikely that semaphores on their own would cause such a large power regression. In theory, semaphores should be […]