Not All Hope Is Lost For AMD CPU Support On Linux

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Nov 10, 2012 6:30 AM EDT
Phoronix; By Michael Larabel
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While many Linux users are rightfully quite mad over AMD laying off many Linux kernel developers and shutting down their Operating System Research Center, not all hope is lost for future AMD CPU products being well supported under Linux. AMD's (few) graphics driver developers working on the open-source Radeon stack were unaffected by the recent layoffs and OSRC closure, while those Linux developers working on future CPU product enablement, compiler optimizations, enhancing Linux virtualization support, and other areas were the ones hit very hard.

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