DMA_BUF

DMA-BUF is a buffer sharing mechanism part of the mainline Linux kernel. DMA-BUF is used for zero-copy buffer sharing primarily between DRM GPU drivers and ARM SoCs.

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Intel KVMGT 2018-Q1 Release Offers Mediated GPU...   Intel   20 Apr 2018
Bootlin Making Progress On Their Open-Source Allwinner...   Hardware   24 Mar 2018
Vulkan 1.1.71 Released As The First Update To Vulkan...   Vulkan   17 Mar 2018
With Vulkan 1.1 It's Technically Possible To Write A...   Vulkan   08 Mar 2018
Raspberry Pi VC4 Working On Polishing KMS Support,...   Hardware   13 Feb 2018
LunarG's Vulkan SDK 1.0.68 Released   Vulkan   09 Feb 2018
Intel Introduces "Hyper DMA-BUF" To Exchange...   Virtualization   20 Dec 2017
The Feature Differences Now Between AMD's Two OpenGL...   Radeon   12 Dec 2017
Many Vulkan Changes Hit Mesa 17.4-dev Git   Mesa   04 Dec 2017
Vulkan 1.0.66 Introduces Three New Extensions   Vulkan   27 Nov 2017
GNOME Mutter 3.27.1 Brings Hybrid GPU Support   GNOME   17 Oct 2017
Eric Anholt Gets More Of The VC5 OpenGL Gallium3D...   Mesa   03 Oct 2017
Work Begins On Kernel DRM Driver For BCM7268 With VC5   Hardware   28 Aug 2017
DRI3 v1.1 Revised For Modifiers And Multi-Plane...   X.Org   14 Jul 2017
Wayland Protocols v1.9 Released   Wayland   11 Jul 2017
GStreamer 1.12 Is On Approach With New Features,...   GNOME   20 Apr 2017
VC4 Fencing, HDMI Runtime PM & More For This...   Hardware   17 Apr 2017
VC4 Raspberry Pi Driver Working On DMA-BUF Fencing   Linux Kernel   11 Apr 2017
ASPEED's AST2500 Display To Be Supported By Linux...   Hardware   28 Feb 2017
A New Proposal For Supporting DRM Linux Drivers In...   Linux Kernel   04 Jan 2017
Etnaviv DRM Updates Submitted For Linux 4.10   Linux Kernel   03 Dec 2016
EGL_ANDROID_native_fence_sync Patches For Mesa   Mesa   19 Nov 2016
There's Work Going On To Bring Vulkan To...   Google   16 Nov 2016
GStreamer Conference 2016 Videos, Vulkan Support Was...   GNOME   18 Oct 2016
DRM Driver Changes Sent In For Linux 4.9, Sadly No...   Hardware   11 Oct 2016
NVIDIA Presents Over GBM vs. EGLStreams, The Big...   Wayland   21 Sep 2016
How Google's Android Runtime On Chrome OS Uses...   Google   21 Sep 2016
More Intel DRM Changes For Linux 4.9, Including...   Intel   19 Sep 2016
SMAF Still Hasn't Landed In Linux Kernel, Would Allow...   Linux Kernel   04 Sep 2016
Android Sync (SW_SYNC) To Leave Staging In Linux 4.9   Linux Kernel   23 Aug 2016
Raspberry Pi VC4 Gallium3D Makes More Progress With...   Mesa   23 Aug 2016
Enlightenment 0.21 Up To RC State With Better Wayland...   Desktop   02 Jun 2016
CPU & GPU Buffer Sharing With DMA-BUF In Linux 4.6   Intel   14 May 2016
Gallium3D VDPAU Gets Better Interoperability Support...   Mesa   29 Mar 2016
GTX 900 3D Support, AMDGPU Reset & Other Exciting...   Linux Kernel   21 Mar 2016
Wayland Network Transparency Patches Published   Wayland   09 Feb 2016
The Staging Update Is Modestly Sized For Linux 4.5   Linux Kernel   13 Jan 2016
The Intel Graphics Highlights Of The Linux 4.5 Kernel   Intel   11 Jan 2016
Intel Has More Code Readied For The Linux 4.5 Kernel   Intel   12 Dec 2015
Wayland Protocols v1.0 Released   Wayland   25 Nov 2015
Wayland Protocols Split Up From Weston, Wayland   Wayland   17 Nov 2015
Gallium3D VA Improvements Coming To Help Chromium...   Mesa   30 Oct 2015
SMAF Aims To Provide Secure Memory Allocation For...   Linux Kernel   21 Oct 2015
Wayland 1.9 Tagged For Release   Wayland   21 Sep 2015
Wayland Continues Advancing On Features, But XWayland...   Wayland   16 Sep 2015
Wayland/Weston 1.9 Now In Beta   Wayland   02 Sep 2015
Wayland & Weston 1.9 Alpha Released   Wayland   17 Aug 2015
Linux DMA-BUF Support Added To Wayland   Wayland   14 Aug 2015
VC4 Gallium3D Adds DMA-BUF Support, Yields Working...   Mesa   18 Dec 2014
Collabora Looks To Add DMA-BUF Protocol To Wayland   Wayland   13 Dec 2014
LibWSM: Wayland Security Modules For Better Wayland...   Wayland   10 Oct 2014
FreeBSD Is Slowly But Surely Trying To Catch Up With...   BSD   10 Oct 2014
USB Sees Many Changes For Linux 3.18 Kernel   Linux Kernel   08 Oct 2014
Linux 3.17 Kernel Released With Many Great Features   Linux Kernel   05 Oct 2014
Libdrm 2.4.57 Brings Android Build Support & More   Mesa   28 Sep 2014
The Top Features Of The Linux 3.17 Kernel   Linux Kernel   27 Sep 2014
Wayland 1.6 Is Under Planning For Release   Wayland   18 Aug 2014
The New Features Of The Linux 3.17 Kernel   Linux Kernel   17 Aug 2014
The Exciting Features Merged So Far For Linux 3.17   Linux Kernel   10 Aug 2014
DMA-BUF Cross-Device Synchronization Hits Linux 3.17   Linux Kernel   05 Aug 2014
Users Warned About Possible Regressions With DRI3   Fedora   23 Jul 2014
GLX DRI3 GPU Offloading Lands In Mesa   Mesa   01 Jul 2014
Mark Reiterates Mir Will Have First-Class Driver...   Ubuntu   10 Jun 2014
Intel X.Org Gets DRI3+Present, Variable Cursor Sizes,...   Intel   10 Jun 2014
KMSCUBE Now Runs On NVIDIA's Jetson TK1   Nouveau   05 Jun 2014
DRI3 & Present Support Finally Land Within Intel's...   X.Org   02 Jun 2014
Looking Forward To The Linux 3.15 Kernel   Linux Kernel   19 Mar 2014
DMA-BUF Cross-Device Synchronization Still Baking   Linux Kernel   17 Feb 2014
GPU Offloading Support In Wayland Moves Along   Wayland   05 Feb 2014
Linaro Continues Working On Wayland DMA-BUF   Wayland   08 Jan 2014
DMA-BUF Protocol Proposed For Wayland   Wayland   03 Dec 2013
Canonical Working On Mesa Code Again For Mir   Mesa   21 Nov 2013
PRIME Support Comes To VMware's Virtual GPU Driver   Virtualization   14 Nov 2013
The Current State Of VIrtIO-Based Virgil3D   Mesa   10 Nov 2013
Simple DMA-BUF Client Posted For Wayland's Weston   Wayland   22 Oct 2013
X.Org DRI3 Improvements Are Nearly Done   X.Org   26 Sep 2013
Intel Driver Gains Virtual/Remote Output Support   Intel   31 Aug 2013
"Atomic Display Framework" Shown For Linux   Google   29 Aug 2013
Cross-Device Synchronization For DMA-BUF Still Coming   Linux Kernel   30 Jul 2013
Mir Support Not Merged For Mesa 9.2   Mesa   11 Jul 2013
Buffer Synchronization Comes To DMA-BUF   Free Software   13 Jun 2013
GStreamer 1.1.1 Draws In New Features, Plug-Ins   GNOME   05 Jun 2013
Ubuntu Still Figuring Out How To Handle Hybrid...   Ubuntu   15 May 2013
NVIDIA Has Major New Linux Driver: Optimus, RandR 1.4   NVIDIA   09 Apr 2013
Mir Code Moves Along, Branches Begin Appearing   Ubuntu   14 Mar 2013
PRIME/DMA_BUF Support For Wayland   Wayland   28 Feb 2013
NVIDIA's PRIME Helpers Are Ready For Linux 3.9   NVIDIA   15 Feb 2013
Intel's Linux DRM Driver Plans For 2013   Intel   07 Feb 2013
The Linux Graphics Driver Stack Remains Insecure   X.Org   02 Feb 2013
NVIDIA Still Working On PRIME/DMA-BUF Contribution   NVIDIA   15 Jan 2013
The Feature Overview For The Linux 3.8 Kernel   Linux Kernel   24 Dec 2012
The 3.8 Kernel Is An Amazing Gift To Linux Users   Linux Kernel   15 Dec 2012
Samsung Exynos DRM Prepares For New Kernel   Hardware   14 Dec 2012
V4L2 Support For DMA-BUF Will Come In Linux 3.8   Hardware   13 Dec 2012
NVIDIA Publishes PRIME Helper Patches   NVIDIA   06 Dec 2012
Hybrid Graphics In Ubuntu Are Still Lackluster   Ubuntu   01 Nov 2012
Features On The Horizon For The Linux 3.8 Kernel   Linux Kernel   27 Oct 2012
Not All Linux Users Want To Toke On LLVMpipe   Mesa   21 Oct 2012
Bickering Continues About NVIDIA Using DMA-BUF   Nouveau   18 Oct 2012
Linux Developers Still Reject NVIDIA Using DMA-BUF   NVIDIA   11 Oct 2012