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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Freedreno Linux News

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...   Hardware   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...   Hardware   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
drm_hwcomposer: Allowing Mainline Linux Graphics...   Linux Kernel   29 Mar 2017
X.Org Has Been Accepted For The 2017 Google Summer of...   X.Org   28 Feb 2017
Mesa 17.0.0 Officially Released   Mesa   13 Feb 2017
Samsung Exynos DRM Changes Queued For Linux 4.11   Linux Kernel   08 Feb 2017
Freedreno's MSM Updates For Linux 4.11, Code Aurora...   Linux Kernel   07 Feb 2017
Intel's Open-Source Driver Stack Now OpenGL 4.5...   Intel   06 Feb 2017
Mesa 13.0.4 Released While Waiting For Mesa 17.0   Mesa   01 Feb 2017
Mesa 17.0-RC2 Released, Final Coming Next Month   Mesa   25 Jan 2017
My 2016 Favorites: Vulkan, Fedora 25 Wayland, Mesa...   Free Software   21 Dec 2016
The New Linux 4.10 Kernel Features So Far: AMD Zen,...   Linux Kernel   16 Dec 2016
The DRM Driver Updates For Linux 4.10: Intel GVT,...   Linux Kernel   13 Dec 2016
Gallium3D Drivers Prepped For...   Mesa   02 Dec 2016
MSM-Next Prepares Adreno A5xx Support For Linux 4.10   Linux Kernel   30 Nov 2016
Libdrm 2.4.74 Adds Intel Geminilake, Etnaviv Changes   Mesa   29 Nov 2016
Qualcomm Adreno A5xx Open-Source Driver Bringup For...   Hardware   28 Nov 2016
EGL_ANDROID_native_fence_sync Patches For Mesa   Mesa   19 Nov 2016
Freedreno Encouraging Users To Switch To Modesetting...   X.Org   16 Nov 2016
Talk Of An ARM Vendor Open-Sourcing Their 3D Driver?   Hardware   14 Nov 2016
Ilia Mirkin Takes To Hacking On SWR Gallium3D, Fixes...   Mesa   14 Nov 2016
Mesa 12.0.4 Released With Dozens Of Fixes   Mesa   10 Nov 2016
ZTE ZX DRM Driver Proposed For Linux 4.10   Linux Kernel   07 Nov 2016
Mesa 13.0 Release Candidate 1 Arrives With Intel...   Mesa   19 Oct 2016
DRM Driver Changes Sent In For Linux 4.9, Sadly No...   Hardware   11 Oct 2016
DRM-Next Gets Ready For The Linux 4.9 Kernel   Linux Kernel   28 Sep 2016
Etnaviv Libdrm Code Being Reviewed, Gallium3D Driver...   Hardware   01 Sep 2016
Raspberry Pi VC4 Gallium3D Makes More Progress With...   Mesa   23 Aug 2016
Freedreno Gallium3D Driver Scores More Performance...   Mesa   30 Jul 2016
The Size Of Different DRM Graphics Drivers In Linux...   Linux Kernel   24 Jul 2016
The Latest Freedreno Achievements For Open-Source...   Mesa   04 May 2016
Gallium3D Is Getting Closer To Support NIR As An...   Mesa   27 Mar 2016
It's Possible To Get The Nexus 7 Running On A Mainline...   Google   14 Mar 2016
Some Of The Graphics Driver Improvements Coming For...   Linux Kernel   11 Mar 2016
Freedreno MSM Driver Lands New Support For Linux 4.6   Linux Kernel   06 Mar 2016
Qualcomm Announces Vulkan For Adreno 530, Will Also...   Vulkan   17 Feb 2016