Ryzen 3 2200G Video Memory Size Testing On Linux

One of the discussion items in the forums this week was about the video memory allowance for the Vega graphics on Raven Ridge APUs as well as efficiences or inefficiencies around the TTM memory manager as used by the AMDGPU kernel driver. Here are some vRAM size tests with the Ryzen 3 2200G…

Source: Phoronix – Ryzen 3 2200G Video Memory Size Testing On Linux

AMD's Raven Ridge Botchy Linux Support Appears Worse With Some Motherboards/BIOS

With my launch testing of the Raven Ridge desktop APUs with the Ryzen 5 2400G and Ryzen 3 2200G there were some stability issues to report and some hangs within games and mode-setting issues. It appears those issues are exacerbated with some motherboards: the past few days with two different AMD B350 motherboards have been a real pain getting the current AMDGPU driver stack working — and even Linux 4.17 AMDGPU WIP code — on either of these Raven Ridge APUs…

Source: Phoronix – AMD’s Raven Ridge Botchy Linux Support Appears Worse With Some Motherboards/BIOS

Outreachy Is Now Accepting Applications For Their Summer 2018 Internships

This week Google announced the participating organizations for GSoC 2018 for students wishing to get involved with open-source/Linux development. Also happening this week is the application period opened for those wishing to participate in the summer 2018 paid internship program…

Source: Phoronix – Outreachy Is Now Accepting Applications For Their Summer 2018 Internships