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valve futex/fsync patches have been ported to zen kernel
chancho_zombie commented on 7 September 2019 at 8:42 pm UTC

I´m a big fan of the zen kernel somehow I missed this and didn't notice the update till now, but since the 25th of august fsync/futex valve patches have been ported to zen kernel. I think that means zen kernel 5.2.11 and above.

I'm just trying zen kernel 5.2.13 zen1 (manually compiled) and it seems to be working ok.
I don't know if this is included in the liquorix ppa
I'm not sure if liquorix carries the same patches.

If anyone doesn't know what futex/fsync patch is, it is an improvement of the esync implementation to better integrate to Proton and improve performance, some proton games have a huge benefit in terms of performance from that patch.

You might want to update because this is a newer kernel than the 5.0.20 at the valve ppa repo.

massatt212 commented on 17 September 2019 at 10:46 pm UTC

can you compile one with Kernel 4.18
Some reason my Mesa and AMDVLK driver doesnt work with any newer Kernels above 5.0
Ubuntu 18.04.3

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