[Bf-cycles] OpenCL on AMD GPUs
sergey.vfx at gmail.com
Tue Dec 2 13:17:31 CET 2014
Nirved, AMD developers announced here in the list they'll be working on
splitting the Cycles megakernel to smaller kernels, similar to wavefront
path tracer paper.
So my guess would be that it's more productive to collaborate on that work
instead of initializing new one.
On Mon, Dec 1, 2014 at 3:33 AM, storm <kartochka22 at yandex.ru> wrote:
> Great. How are you going to disassemble binary blob, then fix AMD
> proprietary OpenCL compiler bugs, assemble/patch binary compiler or make
> your own? Or you going Luxrender (Dade) way to toss lines in random
> order untill it can render few specific scenes, and hope that next month
> Catalyst AMD proprietary blob will not runie it?
> В Вс, 30/11/2014 в 19:46 +0200, Nirved пишет:
> > Hello,
> > I'm going to work on finally making cycles work on my hardware - R9
> > 290, Linux.
> > The project has four phases:
> > 1. Parse CPU cycles code.
> > 2. Interpret, estimate performance in best/worst case.
> > 3. Grok code, use statistics from phase 2; divide & conqueror,
> > transform & conqueror. This requires some AI.
> > 4. Produce OpenCL code.
> > Each phase will take about a week.
> > I expect the project to be done before 6th January; if lucky before
> > 24th December.
> > Regards
> > Nirved
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With best regards, Sergey Sharybin
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