Freedreno Driver Continues Working For Open-Source Qualcomm Driver Independence
Written by Michael Larabel in Mesa on 4 July 2015 at 02:06 PM EDT. 6 Comments
MESA --
Rob Clark has shared a new blog post today about "happy (gpu) independence day" with his work on the open-source Freedreno driver for freeing Qualcomm Linux users of the Adreno binary blob.

Among the highlights are finishing up OpenGL ES 3 / OpenGL 3.0 functionality, migration to the NIR intermediate representation, Adreno 306 GPU support, Freedreno Android support coming via GSoC, and new GL games/apps working with Freedreno. In step with the Freedreno Gallium3D driver have been many improvements to the "MSM" DRM kernel driver as part of this open-source initiative.

For anyone having interest in open-source GPU drivers or Qualcomm Adreno hardware on Linux, read Rob's new blog post.
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