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

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
DRI2 vs. DRI3 Benchmarks With Intel Skylake HD...   Display Drivers   20 Feb 2016
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
Intel Iris Pro 6200 Graphics On Linux 4.5 + Mesa...   Display Drivers   26 Feb 2016
AMDGPU Tuning Tests With DRI2/DRI3, PowerPlay,...   Display Drivers   24 Dec 2015
Open vs. Closed Driver Benchmarks Of AMD's A10-7850K...   Display Drivers   23 Feb 2016

DRI3 Linux News

X.Org Server 1.15 Release Has Several New Features   X.Org   27 Dec 2013
Mesa 10.0 Delivers Many Exciting New Features   Mesa   27 Nov 2013
The Re-Opened X.Org Server 1.15 Pushes Ahead   X.Org   05 Oct 2013
Enabling DRI3 Is Still An Easy Performance Hack...   Ubuntu   22 Apr 2016
Mesa 17.0.0 Officially Released   Mesa   13 Feb 2017
The Shiny New Features Of X.Org Server 1.20   X.Org   03 May 2018
Linux Developers Still Reject NVIDIA Using DMA-BUF   NVIDIA   11 Oct 2012
We Have Mir & Wayland, But There Still Could Be...   X.Org   03 Oct 2013
Valve Reaffirms Commitment To Linux, SteamOS   Valve   03 Apr 2018
Ubuntu Will Not Enable Open-Source VDPAU Support   Ubuntu   18 Feb 2014
Intel Has Quietly Been Working On A New Gallium3D...   Intel   17 Aug 2018
A Look At The Many Features To X.Org Server 1.20   X.Org   28 Feb 2018
AMDGPU & Radeon DDX Updated - Better 2D...   X.Org   17 Nov 2016
Mesa Vulkan Branch Published For Intel Linux Support   Intel   16 Feb 2016
Steam's Recent Linux Changes Have Been Promoted To...   Valve   19 Jan 2017
The X.Org Server Continues Cruising Along As We...   X.Org   28 Dec 2018
Steam Linux Client Beta Adds Idle Detection, Updated...   Valve   05 Jan 2017
X.Org, Wayland Plans For Ubuntu 13.04 Are Drawn   Wayland   01 Nov 2012
X.Org Server 1.20 Expected Around January With New...   X.Org   23 Sep 2017
The Mesmerizing Mesa Milestones Of 2015   Mesa   27 Dec 2015
GLAMOR Will Likely End Up In The X.Org Server   X.Org   31 Dec 2013
The 12 Big New Features Of Mesa 12.0   Mesa   31 May 2016
MATE 1.20 Released With HiDPI Abilities, Global Menu...   Desktop   07 Feb 2018
The X Window System Turns 30 Years Old Today   X.Org   19 Jun 2014
Linux.Conf.Au 2014 Presentations Worth Watching   Free Software   12 Jan 2014
Keith Packard Leaves Intel's Linux Graphics Work   Intel   20 Jan 2015
Radeon vs. Modesetting DDX Driver Performance On...   Ubuntu   23 Apr 2016
The Most Viewed Ubuntu & Mir News Of 2016   Ubuntu   26 Dec 2016
GPU Offloading Support In Wayland Moves Along   Wayland   05 Feb 2014
GLAMOR Code Lands In X.Org Server 1.16   X.Org   23 Jan 2014
Nouveau vs. Modesetting X.Org Drivers For Open-Source...   Nouveau   06 Apr 2016
Radeon DRI3 Performance On Ubuntu 16.04   Ubuntu   17 Mar 2016
Intel "Iris" Gallium3D Continues Advancing...   Intel   11 Nov 2018
AMDGPU's xf86-video-amdgpu vs. Mode-Setting DDX...   X.Org   14 Feb 2016
GLAMOR Xephyr & DRI3 Support Called For Pulling   X.Org   05 Mar 2014
Vulkan, BUS1, SuperTux, Raspberry Pi Zero & Other...   Free Software   01 Jan 2016
AMD Developer Posts X.Org Modesetting...   X.Org   06 Jan 2017
XWayland Rebased, Fixed Up For X Server 1.15   Wayland   03 Jan 2014
The New Features Coming In Mesa 18.1: Intel Cache By...   Mesa   04 May 2018
DRI3 Performance Tuning For VMware's VMWGFX Driver   Mesa   06 May 2017
Mesa's DRI3 Support For EGL Still Baking, The State Of...   Mesa   30 Oct 2015
X.Org Server 1.19.4 Released   X.Org   04 Oct 2017
Vulkan Completely Dominated This Month   Phoronix   29 Feb 2016
AMDGPU X.Org 1.1 Driver Adds Polaris Support,...   Radeon   07 Apr 2016
Jetson TX1, One Second Linux & Other Open-Source...   Phoronix   30 Nov 2015
xf86-video-ati 7.9 / xf86-video-amdgpu 1.3 DDX Driver...   Radeon   16 Mar 2017
Keith Packard Talks About Sustaining X11's Development   X.Org   18 Sep 2015
The New Features Of Mesa 10.3   Mesa   25 Aug 2014
The First Significant Update To DRI3 Proposed   X.Org   09 Jun 2017
X.Org Server 1.20.1 Released With Many Bug Fixes   X.Org   07 Aug 2018
Mesa RadeonSI Lands FreeSync / Adaptive-Sync Support...   Radeon   28 Dec 2018
X.Org Server 1.18.1 Has Fixes For GLAMOR, Modesetting...   Red Hat   08 Feb 2016
DRI3 On (X)Ubuntu 16.04 Still isn't Enough For Intel...   Ubuntu   04 May 2016
Intel Skylake Vulkan Support Appears To Be Working Out...   Intel   17 Feb 2016
Radeon X.Org 7.7 Driver Released With Better Tear-Free...   X.Org   07 Apr 2016
Lots Of X.Org GLAMOR Improvements Planned   X.Org   12 Jan 2014
X.Org Server 1.15 RC Brings Multiple New Features   X.Org   01 Nov 2013
Trying To Run The AMDGPU Driver With A Hawaii GPU On...   Radeon   27 Jan 2016
X.Org & Wayland Can Both Co-Exist & Continue...   Wayland   28 Dec 2014
X.Org Server 1.20 RC1 Released   X.Org   28 Feb 2018
X.Org Server 1.16, Rootless X Now Available For Arch...   X.Org   03 Aug 2014
Present Extension Comes To XWayland   Wayland   25 Jan 2014
Freedreno Encouraging Users To Switch To Modesetting...   X.Org   16 Nov 2016
DRI3 Improvements Land In Mesa Git   Mesa   17 Nov 2015
FOSDEM 2014 X.Org/Graphics Talks Published   X.Org   02 Jan 2014
GLAMOR-EGL 0.6 Has X-Video & DRI3   X.Org   24 Jan 2014
X.Org Server 1.18.3 Has A DRI3/Present Fix To Avoid...   X.Org   04 Apr 2016
Intel's Unreleased 3.0 X.Org Driver Gets More Fixes...   X.Org   05 Apr 2016
Linux 4.9 Has Tear-Free PRIME Offloading Between Intel...   AMD   20 Nov 2016
X.Org Server 1.20 "Avocado Toast" Released...   X.Org   10 May 2018
2017 Has Been The First Year In A Decade Without A...   X.Org   05 Dec 2017
DRI3 Support For XWayland Published   Wayland   16 Jan 2014
Mesa 17.3 Remains Quite Buggy, Developer Calls For...   Mesa   22 Feb 2018
X.Org Server 1.20 RC2 Released With DRI3 v1.2,...   X.Org   28 Mar 2018
X.Org Server "Chai" Release Brings Many...   X.Org   10 Dec 2013
DRI3 Support Comes For X.Org GLAMOR   X.Org   06 Dec 2013
Intel Has Last Round Of DRM Changes For Linux 3.19,...   Intel   28 Nov 2014
Threaded GL Dispatch Code For Mesa Sent Out For Review   Mesa   08 Feb 2017
Canonical Has Initial Support For Vulkan Running On...   Ubuntu   08 Mar 2016
X.Org XDC2013 Recap Of New Features Presented   X.Org   28 Sep 2013
DRI3 v1.1 & DRI3 v1.2 Patches Revised   X.Org   07 Nov 2017
Mesa Is Almost Back Up To 1.9 Million Lines Of Code   Mesa   10 Jul 2016
Support For DRI1 Might Be Stripped From The X.Org...   X.Org   08 Dec 2015
X.Org Server 1.18.2 Brings DRI3 Fixes, Better GLAMOR...   X.Org   11 Mar 2016
DRI3 v1.1 Revised For Modifiers And Multi-Plane...   X.Org   14 Jul 2017
Linux+Mesa Git Remains Problematic For Some Regressed...   AMD   14 Sep 2016
X.Org DRI3 Improvements Are Nearly Done   X.Org   26 Sep 2013
Xorgproto Debuts, Reflecting X.Org Server Development...   X.Org   05 Feb 2018
Khronos Posts Their 2015 SIGGRAPH Asia Slides   Standards   10 Nov 2015
RADV Vulkan Driver Patch For Initial PRIME Support   Vulkan   23 Nov 2016
X.Org Server 1.20 Git Corrects DRI3 Fallout For...   X.Org   25 Apr 2018
Canonical Working On Mesa Code Again For Mir   Mesa   21 Nov 2013
Intel Works On Page-Flipping For The Mode-Setting...   X.Org   22 Apr 2015
New DRI3 v1.1 & v1.2 Bits Now Supported By Mesa   Mesa   10 Mar 2018
X.Org Server 1.21 Opens For Development   X.Org   14 May 2018
X.Org Server 1.20 RC4 Released, EGLStreams For...   X.Org   11 Apr 2018
GLAMOR Continues Advancing Greatly, Getting Faster   X.Org   07 Mar 2014
Running OpenGL 4.1, DRI3 With Mesa Git On An AMD...   AMD   16 Dec 2015
Radeon X.Org Driver Now Only Uses DRI3 By Default With...   Radeon   22 Jul 2016
Linux 4.5 Intel Skylake DRM Graphics Performance Tests   Linux Kernel   21 Feb 2016