DRI3

Direct Rendering Infrastructure 3 is a significant update to the rendering architecture of the X.Org Server that was introduced with version 1.15. DRI3 supports passing file descriptors via DMA-BUF, client-allocated per-window buffers, and other new capabilities.

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DRI3 Articles & Reviews

Intel Iris Pro 6200 Graphics On Linux 4.5 + Mesa...   Display Drivers   26 Feb 2016
Open vs. Closed Driver Benchmarks Of AMD's A10-7850K...   Display Drivers   23 Feb 2016
DRI2 vs. DRI3 Benchmarks With Intel Skylake HD...   Display Drivers   20 Feb 2016
AMDGPU Tuning Tests With DRI2/DRI3, PowerPlay,...   Display Drivers   24 Dec 2015
Proprietary vs. Linux Git, Mesa 11.2-devel, DRI3 For...   Display Drivers   19 Dec 2015
Radeon DRM Linux 4.4 + Mesa 11.1 + DRI3 vs. AMD's...   Display Drivers   29 Nov 2015
DRI2 vs. DRI3 Radeon Linux OpenGL Performance   Display Drivers   01 Nov 2015
Are AMD Athlon/Sempron APUs Fast Enough For Steam On...   Linux Gaming   15 Apr 2014

DRI3 Linux News

DRI3 v1.1 & DRI3 v1.2 Patches Revised   X.Org   07 Nov 2017
X.Org Server 1.19.4 Released   X.Org   04 Oct 2017
X.Org Server 1.20 Expected Around January With New...   X.Org   23 Sep 2017
Revised DRI3 v1.1 Modifiers Support For Mesa   Mesa   21 Jul 2017
DRI3 v1.1 Revised For Modifiers And Multi-Plane...   X.Org   14 Jul 2017
Mesa 17.1.3 Released   Mesa   19 Jun 2017
The First Significant Update To DRI3 Proposed   X.Org   09 Jun 2017
DRI3 Performance Tuning For VMware's VMWGFX Driver   Mesa   06 May 2017
xf86-video-ati 7.9 / xf86-video-amdgpu 1.3 DDX Driver...   Radeon   16 Mar 2017
Mesa 17.0.0 Officially Released   Mesa   13 Feb 2017
Threaded GL Dispatch Code For Mesa Sent Out For Review   Mesa   08 Feb 2017
Steam's Recent Linux Changes Have Been Promoted To...   Valve   19 Jan 2017
AMD Developer Posts X.Org Modesetting...   X.Org   06 Jan 2017
Steam Linux Client Beta Adds Idle Detection, Updated...   Valve   05 Jan 2017
The Most Viewed Ubuntu & Mir News Of 2016   Ubuntu   26 Dec 2016
RADV Vulkan Driver Patch For Initial PRIME Support   Vulkan   23 Nov 2016
AMD Planning To Enable GLAMOR By Default For R600...   Radeon   21 Nov 2016
Linux 4.9 Has Tear-Free PRIME Offloading Between Intel...   AMD   20 Nov 2016
AMDGPU & Radeon DDX Updated - Better 2D...   X.Org   17 Nov 2016
Freedreno Encouraging Users To Switch To Modesetting...   X.Org   16 Nov 2016
Regressed R9 290 Isn't Affected By Issue When Using...   Radeon   04 Oct 2016
Linux+Mesa Git Remains Problematic For Some Regressed...   AMD   14 Sep 2016
Improved Tear-Free Rendering For Radeon DDX With PRIME   Radeon   06 Sep 2016
A Mesa Fix Lands To Take Care Of The R9 290 Issue,...   Mesa   06 Sep 2016
Radeon X.Org Driver Now Only Uses DRI3 By Default With...   Radeon   22 Jul 2016
Mesa Is Almost Back Up To 1.9 Million Lines Of Code   Mesa   10 Jul 2016
The 12 Big New Features Of Mesa 12.0   Mesa   31 May 2016
DRI3 Support Lands In Gallium3D's Video Code   Mesa   16 May 2016
Patches Posted For Supporting DRI3 With VA-API &...   Mesa   11 May 2016
DRI3 Is Now Flipped On For xf86-video-ati X.Org Driver   AMD   11 May 2016
AMD To Enable DRI3 By Default On Latest X.Org Servers   AMD   10 May 2016
Mesa 11.2.2 Released With Big Endian Improvements For...   Mesa   09 May 2016
DRI3 On (X)Ubuntu 16.04 Still isn't Enough For Intel...   Ubuntu   04 May 2016
Radeon vs. Modesetting DDX Driver Performance On...   Ubuntu   23 Apr 2016
Enabling DRI3 Is Still An Easy Performance Hack...   Ubuntu   22 Apr 2016
Radeon X.Org Driver Gets ASync Page-Flipping With...   Radeon   12 Apr 2016
AMDGPU X.Org 1.1 Driver Adds Polaris Support,...   Radeon   07 Apr 2016
Radeon X.Org 7.7 Driver Released With Better Tear-Free...   X.Org   07 Apr 2016
Nouveau vs. Modesetting X.Org Drivers For Open-Source...   Nouveau   06 Apr 2016
Intel's Unreleased 3.0 X.Org Driver Gets More Fixes...   X.Org   05 Apr 2016
X.Org Server 1.18.3 Has A DRI3/Present Fix To Avoid...   X.Org   04 Apr 2016
Radeon DRI3 Performance On Ubuntu 16.04   Ubuntu   17 Mar 2016
Intel's Vulkan Driver Adds Present Extension Support   Vulkan   12 Mar 2016
X.Org Server 1.18.2 Brings DRI3 Fixes, Better GLAMOR...   X.Org   11 Mar 2016
Canonical Has Initial Support For Vulkan Running On...   Ubuntu   08 Mar 2016
Vulkan Completely Dominated This Month   Phoronix   29 Feb 2016
Linux 4.5 Intel Skylake DRM Graphics Performance Tests   Linux Kernel   21 Feb 2016
Intel Skylake Vulkan Support Appears To Be Working Out...   Intel   17 Feb 2016
Mesa Vulkan Branch Published For Intel Linux Support   Intel   16 Feb 2016
AMDGPU's xf86-video-amdgpu vs. Mode-Setting DDX...   X.Org   14 Feb 2016
DRI3 Still Appears To Be Causing Problems For Nouveau   Nouveau   09 Feb 2016
X.Org Server 1.18.1 Has Fixes For GLAMOR, Modesetting...   Red Hat   08 Feb 2016
Trying To Run The AMDGPU Driver With A Hawaii GPU On...   Radeon   27 Jan 2016
Vulkan, BUS1, SuperTux, Raspberry Pi Zero & Other...   Free Software   01 Jan 2016
The Mesmerizing Mesa Milestones Of 2015   Mesa   27 Dec 2015
Running OpenGL 4.1, DRI3 With Mesa Git On An AMD...   AMD   16 Dec 2015
Support For DRI1 Might Be Stripped From The X.Org...   X.Org   08 Dec 2015
Nouveau 1.0.12 DDX Driver Brings Fixes, Good DRI3...   Nouveau   08 Dec 2015
Jetson TX1, One Second Linux & Other Open-Source...   Phoronix   30 Nov 2015
DRI3 Improvements Land In Mesa Git   Mesa   17 Nov 2015
Radeon DDX Update Brings DRI3, DP 1.2 MST, Tear-Free   Radeon   12 Nov 2015
Khronos Posts Their 2015 SIGGRAPH Asia Slides   Standards   10 Nov 2015
Mesa's DRI3 Support For EGL Still Baking, The State Of...   Mesa   30 Oct 2015
Keith Packard Talks About Sustaining X11's Development   X.Org   18 Sep 2015
X.Org Server Lands More Mode-Setting/GLAMOR...   X.Org   30 Jun 2015
Intel Works On Page-Flipping For The Mode-Setting...   X.Org   22 Apr 2015
DRI3 Support Finally Added To AMD's Radeon X.Org...   X.Org   17 Mar 2015
Intel X.Org Driver Enables Render-Nodes By Default For...   Intel   10 Feb 2015
Mesa 10.4.4 Released   Mesa   06 Feb 2015
GLX_EXT_buffer_age Patches For Mesa DRI2   Mesa   21 Jan 2015
Keith Packard Leaves Intel's Linux Graphics Work   Intel   20 Jan 2015
Mesa 10.3 & 10.4 Point Releases For The New Year   Mesa   30 Dec 2014
X.Org & Wayland Can Both Co-Exist & Continue...   Wayland   28 Dec 2014
X.Org Server 1.16.3 Released To Fix Security Issues   X.Org   20 Dec 2014
VC4 Gallium3D Adds DMA-BUF Support, Yields Working...   Mesa   18 Dec 2014
KeithP Looks To Reduce The Latency Of Using The X.Org...   X.Org   13 Dec 2014
Intel Has Last Round Of DRM Changes For Linux 3.19,...   Intel   28 Nov 2014
Nouveau Now Supports DRI3 Without GLAMOR   Nouveau   22 Oct 2014
LibWSM: Wayland Security Modules For Better Wayland...   Wayland   10 Oct 2014
X.Org Server 1.17 Likely To Have Built-In KMS...   X.Org   12 Sep 2014
Intel's 3.0 X.Org Driver Takes Another Step Closer To...   Intel   08 Sep 2014
Nouveau X.Org Driver Released With DRI3+Present,...   Nouveau   01 Sep 2014
The New Features Of Mesa 10.3   Mesa   25 Aug 2014
X.Org Server 1.16, Rootless X Now Available For Arch...   X.Org   03 Aug 2014
Users Warned About Possible Regressions With DRI3   Fedora   23 Jul 2014
GLX DRI3 GPU Offloading Lands In Mesa   Mesa   01 Jul 2014
XWayland GLAMOR & DRI3 Support Added In Mainline...   Wayland   25 Jun 2014
Nouveau Gains Support For The X PRESENT Extension   Nouveau   20 Jun 2014
Nouveau X.Org Driver Adds Maxwell & GLAMOR...   Nouveau   19 Jun 2014
The X Window System Turns 30 Years Old Today   X.Org   19 Jun 2014
Intel X.Org Gets DRI3+Present, Variable Cursor Sizes,...   Intel   10 Jun 2014
DRI3 & Present Support Finally Land Within Intel's...   X.Org   02 Jun 2014
Mesa Support For GPU Offloading With GLX DRI3, EGL...   Mesa   28 May 2014
X.Org Server Commit Activity Continues Declining   X.Org   19 May 2014
X.Org Server 1.16 Merge Window Closes, Pre-Release...   X.Org   08 Apr 2014
Keith Packard Issues Update On GLAMOR Core   X.Org   22 Mar 2014
Mesa DRI3 Picks Up GLX_EXT_buffer_age Support   Mesa   13 Mar 2014
More GLAMOR Changes Pushing For Performance Wins   X.Org   08 Mar 2014
GLAMOR Continues Advancing Greatly, Getting Faster   X.Org   07 Mar 2014
GLAMOR Xephyr & DRI3 Support Called For Pulling   X.Org   05 Mar 2014