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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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
Qualcomm Adreno 600 Series Support Proposed For Linux...   Linux Kernel   11 Aug 2018
Linux 4.19 Certainly Is Going To Be A Big Kernel   Linux Kernel   10 Aug 2018
Adreno A6xx Gallium3D Support Coming Together   Mesa   04 Aug 2018
Freedreno's MSM DRM Driver In Linux 4.19 Getting...   Linux Kernel   30 Jul 2018
Mesa 18.2 Is On The Final Days Of Development With...   Mesa   26 Jul 2018
Freedreno Gallium3D Now Exposes Adreno A5xx...   Mesa   19 Jul 2018
Freedreno Reaches OpenGL ES 3.1 Support, Not Far From...   Mesa   22 Jun 2018
Soon It Might Be Possible To Finally Have A Nice...   Arm   14 Jun 2018
Etnaviv Gallium3D Now Working On NIR Support   Mesa   06 Jun 2018
Freedreno's MSM DRM Driver Continues Prepping For...   Linux Kernel   21 Mar 2018
Libdrm 2.4.91 Released With AMDGPU, Android &...   Mesa   06 Mar 2018
GSoC 2018 Could Bring Better Video Decode, Nouveau...   X.Org   27 Feb 2018
Freedreno Is Looking Forward To Mesa SPIR-V/OpenCL Too   Mesa   26 Feb 2018
RadeonSI Now Offers NIR Shader Cache Support   Radeon   20 Feb 2018
Libdrm 2.4.90 Released With Meson Build System, AMDGPU...   Mesa   18 Feb 2018
Qualcomm Rolls Out ~110k Lines Of New Kernel Code For...   Linux Kernel   13 Feb 2018
Freedreno Gallium3D Tackling NIR Optimizations &...   Mesa   12 Feb 2018
The Big DRM Update Lands In Linux 4.16: DC...   Linux Kernel   02 Feb 2018
Open-Source Adreno A6xx GPU Support Posted   Hardware   01 Feb 2018
Code Aurora Working On Adreno 6xx Support For...   Hardware   23 Jan 2018
RadeonSI NIR Backend Now Supports GLSL 4.50   Mesa   17 Jan 2018
The DRM Graphics Driver Changes Coming For Linux 4.16   Linux Kernel   17 Jan 2018
Freedreno Gallium3D Lands A5xx Texture Tiling For...   Mesa   14 Jan 2018
Freedreno's MSM DRM Driver Wires In DEVFREQ...   Linux Kernel   11 Jan 2018
SPIR-V Support For Upstream LLVM Is Back To Being...   LLVM   09 Jan 2018
Freedreno Lands Context Priority Support   Mesa   25 Dec 2017
Nouveau Developer Working On NIR For SPIR-V Compute,...   Nouveau   21 Dec 2017
Mesa 17.3.1 Is Being Prepped With Around Three Dozen...   Mesa   18 Dec 2017
Valve's Timothy Arceri Lands Gallium3D NIR...   Valve   03 Dec 2017
The Top Mesa News Of 2017   Mesa   03 Dec 2017
Freedreno A4xx Picks Up Some More OpenGL 4 Extensions   Mesa   26 Nov 2017
Freedreno Gallium3D Supports A Fair Amount Of OpenGL...   Mesa   18 Nov 2017
Broadcom Bids To Snatch Qualcomm For $103 Billion   Hardware   06 Nov 2017
"Chai" As An Effort For Reverse-Engineered...   Arm   05 Nov 2017
Freedreno MSM DRM Driver Updates Submitted For Linux...   Linux Kernel   29 Oct 2017
Freedreno Works On Context Priority Support, Plumbs...   Mesa   25 Oct 2017
Projects You Can Help With For Advancing Open-Source...   Nouveau   16 Oct 2017
X.Org Foundation Has Become A Khronos Adopter   X.Org   23 Sep 2017
The Graphics Talks Of The 2017 Open-Source Summit NA   Linux Events   16 Sep 2017
The DRM Changes For The Linux 4.14 Kernel   Linux Kernel   16 Sep 2017
Mesa 17.2.1 Being Prepped For Release Next Week   Mesa   15 Sep 2017
Adreno A3xx Blobs Added To Linux-Firmware.Git   Linux Kernel   07 Sep 2017
Mesa Drivers' Use Of Multiple IRs, Gallium3D With NIR   Mesa   27 Aug 2017
RadeonSI May Eventually Switch To NIR Completely   Mesa   25 Aug 2017
Mesa DRM 2.4.83 Library Released   Mesa   24 Aug 2017
Freedreno MSM Driver Updates Submitted For Linux 4.14   Hardware   24 Aug 2017
AMD Lands Experimental NIR Support In RadeonSI   Mesa   31 Jul 2017
The Big DRM Pull Request Submitted For Linux 4.13   Linux Kernel   09 Jul 2017
Freedreno Continues Stacking On New Features For...   Mesa   26 Jun 2017
Freedreno Gallium3D Enables NIR By Default   Mesa   23 May 2017
Mesa Developers Discuss Dropping Older Drivers,...   Mesa   22 May 2017
Freedreno Gallium3D Gets Hardware Binning For A5xx   Mesa   14 May 2017
CodeAurora Continues Contributions To Freedreno's MSM...   Hardware   09 May 2017
Freedreno Baking A5XX Compute Shader Support   Mesa   19 Apr 2017
Freedreno Gets Last Minute Performance Boost For Mesa...   Mesa   14 Apr 2017
DRM Changes To Look Forward To With Linux 4.12: Vega,...   Linux Kernel   12 Apr 2017
Freedreno's MSM DRM Driver On Linux 4.12 Gets 4K...   Linux Kernel   09 Apr 2017
Etnaviv DRM Updates For Linux 4.12   Linux Kernel   05 Apr 2017