svn commit: r47588 - head/en_US.ISO8859-1/htdocs/news/status
bjk at FreeBSD.org
Fri Oct 16 03:18:08 UTC 2015
Date: Fri Oct 16 03:18:07 2015
New Revision: 47588
Some edits to the Graphics Stack report.
Since there are kernel components in base, it can't be in the
--- head/en_US.ISO8859-1/htdocs/news/status/report-2015-07-2015-09.xml Fri Oct 16 02:49:33 2015 (r47587)
+++ head/en_US.ISO8859-1/htdocs/news/status/report-2015-07-2015-09.xml Fri Oct 16 03:18:07 2015 (r47588)
@@ -822,63 +822,64 @@
- <project cat="ports">
- <title>The Graphics stack on FreeBSD</title>
+ <project cat='proj'>
+ <title>The Graphics Stack on &os;</title>
- <common>FreeBSD Graphics team</common>
+ <common>&os; Graphics team</common>
<email>freebsd-x11 at FreeBSD.org</email>
- <url href="https://wiki.freebsd.org/Graphics">Graphics stack roadmap and supported hardware matrix</url>
+ <url href="https://wiki.FreeBSD.org/Graphics">Graphics stack roadmap and supported hardware matrix</url>
<url href="http://blogs.freebsdish.org/graphics/">Graphics stack team blog</url>
<url href="https://github.com/freebsd/freebsd-ports-graphics">Ports development tree on GitHub</url>
- <p>The Mesa ports were updated to 10.6.8. At the same time the
+ <p>The Mesa ports were updated to 10.6.8. At the same time, the
ports received a major overhaul to make sure all ports are
- Also the dual version support was removed, there is only one
- mesa version for all supported FreeBSD versions.
+ Also the dual version support was removed; there is only one
+ mesa version for all supported &os; versions.
The libosmesa port was merged into the Mesa framework.</p>
- <p>Another big item that was included in the Mesa port was
- OpenCL. There are two GPU based OpenCL implimentations
- lang/clover for supported Radeon cards and
+ <p>Another big item that was included in the Mesa port is
+ OpenCL. There are two GPU-based OpenCL implementations:
+ lang/clover for supported Radeon cards, and
lang/beignet for supported Intel cards (currently only
- Thanks go to Johannes Dieterich, O. Hartman, and Koop Mast
+ Thanks go to Johannes Dieterich, O. Hartmann, and Koop Mast
for making this happen.</p>
- <p>Now that Mesa is up-to-date, we can do the same with the
- X.Org server.
- Currently at 1.14, an update to 1.17 is ready.
+ <p>Now that Mesa is up-to-date, we can apply the same update
+ procedure to the X.Org server. It is currently at 1.14,
+ and an update to 1.17 is ready.
It should be committed shortly.</p>
- <p>On the kernel side progress has been made with the
+ <p>On the kernel side, progress has been made with the
i915 update. The driver is able to attach.
There are some reports that the X.Org server starts, but Mesa
- is unhappy so acceleration doesn't work yet.
+ is unhappy so acceleration does not work yet.
If you want to test, instructions will be posted on the wiki,
in the i915 update article (see links).
- At this stage, we can only accept patches though, we won't be
+ At this stage, we can only accept patches, though — we won't be
able to provide support.</p>
<p>We attended two conferences: XDC 2015 in Toronto and
EuroBSDcon 2015 in Stockholm.
- Reports will be posted on the blog.</p>
+ Reports will be posted on the blog.
- <task>See the "Graphics" wiki page for up-to-date
+ <p>See the "Graphics" wiki page for up-to-date information.</p>
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