Nouveau Progress

I compiled the new mesa today, so I could try out the latest nouveau 3D stuff:

So close….. yet so far.

Some stuff rocks hard with the new stuff, in particular supertux runs really well now :-)

Also, thanks to Stuart Bennett, My LCD panel now uses the same dithering as the binary blob. This means it looks as good with the free driver as with the blob. We're still thinking about how we can work out what bit corresponds to FPDither.

If you are coming to FOSDEM, make sure you add Stephane Marchesin and the other guys in #nouveau to your drinks list. :-)

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Richard has over 10 years of experience developing open source software. He is the maintainer of GNOME Software, PackageKit, GNOME Packagekit, GNOME Power Manager, GNOME Color Manager, colord, and UPower and also contributes to many other projects and opensource standards. Richard has three main areas of interest on the free desktop, color management, package management, and power management. Richard graduated a few years ago from the University of Surrey with a Masters in Electronics Engineering. He now works for Red Hat in the desktop group, and also manages a company selling open source calibration equipment. Richard's outside interests include taking photos and eating good food.