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Mesa 17.1.1 Is Out, Adds Improvements to RadeonSI and Intel ANV Vulkan Drivers

Mesa 17.1.1 received a Release Candidate earlier this week, as reported right here on our Linux news section, so you should have an idea of what’s been improved. For AMD Radeon users, Mesa 17.1.1 adds support for new Vega10 PCI device IDs and Raven devices, along with a few tessellation fixes in the RadeonSI driver. For Intel users, Mesa 17.1.1 improves support for DXT1 and BC1 formats in both the Intel i965 OpenGL and Intel ANV Vulkan drivers, the latter receiving better support for the Wayland display server. Under the hood, Mesa GLVND GLX library received some attention to be able to handle glXGetDriverConfig, which is used by driconf.