Freedreno

Freedreno is the open-source, reverse-engineered project implementing a fully open-source driver for Qualcomm's Adreno graphics hardware. Freedreno consists of the MSM DRM driver, the xf86-video-freedreno DDX, and the Freedreno Gallium3D driver inside Mesa.

Additional Information: freedreno.github.io

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Adreno 660 + 635 Now Supported By The Open-Source...   Mesa   14 Jul 2021
Mumblings Of A "Big New" Open-Source GPU...   Hardware   22 May 2021
Qualcomm Adreno 660 Support Published For Open-Source...   Hardware   13 May 2021
Turnip Vulkan Driver Continues Maturing, Correctly...   Mesa   06 May 2021
Linux 5.13 Graphics Drivers Are Exciting From Intel...   Linux Kernel   28 Apr 2021
MSM DRM Driver Picks Up Initial Support For The...   Hardware   12 Apr 2021
Initial Apple M1 SoC Support Aims For Linux 5.13...   Hardware   08 Apr 2021
Zink Lands Threaded Context Support For A Big Speed...   Mesa   02 Apr 2021
PanVK Started For Open-Source Vulkan On Arm Mali GPUs   Mesa   25 Mar 2021
Mesa 21.0 Released With Numerous RADV Improvements,...   Mesa   11 Mar 2021
Freedreno Gallium3D Adds Threaded Context Support   Mesa   11 Mar 2021
The Vulkan API Is Now Five Years Old And Enjoying...   Vulkan   16 Feb 2021
Freedreno's MSM DRM Driver Adds More Adreno Support,...   Linux Kernel   08 Feb 2021
Mesa Vulkan Drivers Get A Common Dispatch Framework...   Mesa   02 Feb 2021
Freedreno In Mesa 21.0 Flips On OpenGL 3.3 Support   Mesa   07 Jan 2021
Mesa Enjoyed A Record-Setting Year With Intel G3D...   Mesa   01 Jan 2021
Mesa's Freedreno Gallium3D Now Exposes OpenGL 3.2...   Mesa   29 Dec 2020
Ubuntu Developers Get it Up And Running On Apple's M1...   Ubuntu   18 Dec 2020
Turnip Vulkan Driver Picks Up Geometry Streams To...   Linux Gaming   03 Nov 2020
MSM Adreno DRM Driver For Linux 5.10 Has DisplayPort,...   Linux Kernel   28 Sep 2020
TURNIP Vulkan Driver Up And Running On Qualcomm's KGSL   Mesa   22 Sep 2020
Arm Is Now Backing Panfrost Gallium3D As Open-Source...   X.Org   16 Sep 2020
MSM Open-Source Driver Continues On Qualcomm Adreno...   Hardware   30 Jul 2020
Freedreno Lands On-Disk Shader Cache Support In Mesa...   Mesa   27 Jun 2020
Mesa 20.1.2 Release Led By Radeon Driver Fixes   Mesa   24 Jun 2020
Open-Source Qualcomm "TURNIP" Vulkan Driver...   Vulkan   23 Jun 2020
Linux 5.8 Will Light Up The Adreno 405 / 640 / 650...   Hardware   08 Jun 2020
Qualcomm Adreno 650 + 640 GPUs To Be Supported By...   Hardware   25 May 2020
TURNIP Vulkan Driver Lands Initial Geometry Shader...   Mesa   08 Apr 2020
Mesa 20.0.2 Released With The Latest Fixes,...   Mesa   18 Mar 2020
Turnip Vulkan Driver Lands Transform Feedback Support   Mesa   12 Mar 2020
Imagination Working On A New Open-Source Linux...   Mesa   14 Feb 2020
TURNIP Open-Source Adreno Vulkan Driver Adds A618...   Mesa   14 Feb 2020
Linux 5.6 Graphics Changes Bring Open-Source NVIDIA...   Linux Kernel   30 Jan 2020
The Open-Source Qualcomm "TURNIP" Vulkan...   Mesa   10 Dec 2019
Mesa 20.0 Now Includes Intel's Gallium3D Driver To...   Mesa   07 Dec 2019
Gallium3D's LLVMpipe Lands NIR Support Plus Radeon...   Mesa   28 Nov 2019
TURNIP Mesa Vulkan Driver Lands...   Mesa   22 Nov 2019
Mesa 19.3.0 Not Expected Until December - RC4 Released...   Mesa   21 Nov 2019
Qualcomm's Adreno 640 GPU Is Working Easily With The...   Mesa   12 Nov 2019
Freedreno's MSM DRM Driver Getting Support For Older...   Hardware   06 Nov 2019
MSM+Freedreno Driver Stack Adding Support For The...   Hardware   20 Oct 2019
TURNIP Vulkan Driver Gets MSAA Working   Mesa   16 Oct 2019
Igalia Is Working On "mediump" Support For...   Mesa   03 Oct 2019
TURNIP Vulkan Driver Is Back To Seeing Activity   Mesa   27 Sep 2019
Linux 5.4 DRM Pull Submitted With AMD Navi 12/14,...   Linux Kernel   19 Sep 2019
ARM-Powered Lenovo Yoga C630 Laptop To See Better...   Hardware   06 Sep 2019
Open-Source GPU Drivers For Embedded Have Been...   Hardware   25 Aug 2019
Etnaviv Is Packing Code For An Exciting Linux 5.4...   Hardware   16 Aug 2019
Etnaviv Gallium3D Picks Up A NIR Compiler   Mesa   07 Aug 2019
Broadcom's VC4/V3D Driver Developer Parts Ways To Join...   Mesa   02 Aug 2019
Mesa 19.1.2 Released - Led By Intel & Radeon...   Mesa   09 Jul 2019
MSM DRM Adding Snapdragon 835 / Adreno 540 Support In...   Hardware   26 Jun 2019
Mesa 19.1.1 Released - Led By RADV & Intel Driver...   Mesa   25 Jun 2019
Panfrost Gallium3D Driver Continues Speeding Ahead For...   Mesa   18 Jun 2019
Google's New Graphics Driver Developer Flips On UBWC...   Hardware   11 Jun 2019
Qualcomm Adreno 540 Support Prepped For Open-Source...   Hardware   31 May 2019
Google Hired Another Linux Graphics Veteran To Work On...   Google   28 May 2019
Mesa 19.1-RC2 Released For Testing With The Latest...   Mesa   14 May 2019
A Decade Later, Mesa Wiring In Support For...   Mesa   23 Apr 2019
MSM DRM Driver Bringing Zap Shader Support To Exit...   Linux Kernel   22 Apr 2019
Nouveau Developer Working On OpenGL Extension To Help...   Mesa   15 Apr 2019
GSoC 2019 Could Bring Work On A Vulkan GPU Driver...   X.Org   26 Mar 2019
TURNIP: An Open-Source Vulkan Driver For Qualcomm...   Mesa   12 Mar 2019
Open-Source Adreno Driver Gets A6xx "Zap"...   Hardware   12 Mar 2019
Mesa 19.0-RC7 Released With Freedreno, Gallium Nine...   Mesa   07 Mar 2019
Mesa State Tracker Adds FP64/INT64 Lowering For NIR...   Mesa   03 Mar 2019
Google Developer Contributes Universal Bandwidth...   Mesa   02 Mar 2019
Ubuntu Touch OTA-8 Won't Move To Mir 1.1 + Unity 8 Due...   Ubuntu   26 Feb 2019
Gallium Nine With NIR Is Now Running Most D3D9 Games...   Mesa   20 Feb 2019
Freedreno Picks Up OpenGL Compute Support For Adreno...   Mesa   17 Feb 2019
Mesa 19.0-RC3 Released But It's A Dud   Mesa   12 Feb 2019
It's Becoming Possible To Run Linux Distributions On...   Arm   11 Feb 2019
Gallium Nine Is Working On NIR Support So It Can Be...   Mesa   08 Feb 2019
Mesa 19.0-RC2 Released With Intel Transform Feedback...   Mesa   05 Feb 2019
Gallium3D's Mesa State Tracker Sees Shaders Ported...   Mesa   01 Feb 2019
The New Features On Deck For Mesa 19.0: Vulkan...   Mesa   28 Jan 2019
Mesa EGL Extension Needed For Universal Driver...   Mesa   24 Jan 2019
Freedreno Lands An A2xx NIR Backend, Other...   Mesa   23 Jan 2019
SPIR-V Clover Support Might Still Land For Mesa 19.0,...   Mesa   08 Jan 2019
FBDEV Is Still Alive In 2019, Picking Up A Few Minor...   Linux Kernel   04 Jan 2019
Freedreno Gets Patches For A2xx NIR Backend   Mesa   20 Dec 2018
Freedreno Gallium3D Lands MSAA Support For Qualcomm...   Mesa   09 Dec 2018
Mesa 18.3 Released With Intel & Radeon Vulkan...   Mesa   07 Dec 2018
Patches Surface In 2018 For Upstream Adreno 200 Series...   Hardware   23 Nov 2018
Google's Pixel 3 Is Using The MSM DRM Driver, More...   Google   17 Nov 2018
The Shiny New Features Of Mesa 18.3 For Open-Source...   Mesa   13 Nov 2018
Mesa Gets Patches For...   Mesa   07 Nov 2018
Freedreno Gallium3D Working To Lower Its Driver...   Mesa   28 Oct 2018
The Big DRM Graphics Driver Pull Request Has Been...   Linux Kernel   25 Oct 2018
Mesa 18.3 Gets A Release Date Towards The End Of...   Mesa   23 Oct 2018
A Look At The Many Features On The Table For The...   Linux Kernel   20 Oct 2018
Open-Source Qualcomm Graphics Support Continues...   Mesa   18 Oct 2018
MSM-Next Bringing A6xx Performance Improvements, Fixes...   Linux Kernel   09 Oct 2018
Freedreno Enables Hardware Binning For Adreno A6xx...   Mesa   03 Oct 2018
The Qualcomm MSM DRM Driver Prepares To Switch To The...   Linux Kernel   02 Oct 2018
Gallium Clover With SPIR-V & NIR Opening Up New...   Mesa   01 Oct 2018
Mesa 18.2 Is Releasing Soon With Many OpenGL / Vulkan...   Mesa   21 Aug 2018
Adreno 600 Series Support Lands In Mesa 18.3 Gallium3D   Mesa   18 Aug 2018
Qualcomm Adreno 600 Series Support Submitted For Linux...   Hardware   17 Aug 2018