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

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
Libdrm 2.4.67 Has Many Changes For AMDGPU, Freedreno,...   Mesa   15 Feb 2016
Adreno 430 Support Coming To Freedreno's MSM DRM...   Hardware   02 Feb 2016
The Intel Mesa Driver Has Gotten Faster Since...   Mesa   01 Feb 2016
AMD Stoney APUs Bring ETC2 Open-Source Driver Support   AMD   22 Jan 2016
Qualcomm Adreno 430 Now Supported By Freedreno...   Mesa   21 Jan 2016
Mesa 11.1.1 Brings Many Fixes To All The Popular...   Mesa   13 Jan 2016
Better Multi Indirect Draw Support Coming To Mesa   Mesa   01 Jan 2016
The Mesmerizing Mesa Milestones Of 2015   Mesa   27 Dec 2015
Mesa 11.0.8 Brings Many Fixes Throughout The 3D Stack   Mesa   21 Dec 2015
The Nexus 4 & 7 Will Be Closer To Handling An...   Linux Kernel   14 Dec 2015
Mesa 11.1 RC2 Brings Dozens Of Fixes   Mesa   30 Nov 2015
Features To Find With Mesa 11.1   Mesa   27 Nov 2015
The Next Mesa Release Doesn't Have Any Major OpenGL...   Mesa   21 Nov 2015
Freedreno Gallium3D Now Supports OpenGL 3.1   Mesa   19 Nov 2015
Linux 4.4 DRM Pull Has Raspberry Pi Driver, AMDGPU...   Hardware   08 Nov 2015
The Size Of The Different Open-Source Linux DRM/Mesa...   Mesa   31 Oct 2015
Looking Forward To The Linux 4.4 Merge Window Next...   Linux Kernel   28 Oct 2015
Linux 4.4 MSM DRM Will Add Snapdragon 820 Support   Hardware   23 Oct 2015
Experimental Patches Add NIR As Alternate IR To...   Mesa   19 Oct 2015
What's New With The X.Org Foundation? Not Too Much   X.Org   21 Sep 2015
RadeonSI Now Supports Another OpenGL 4.5 Extension   Radeon   19 Sep 2015
Qualcomm's QuIC Adds Open-Source DRM For Brand New ...   Hardware   15 Sep 2015
Mesa 11.0 Officially Released With OpenGL 4.1 For...   Mesa   12 Sep 2015
Prolific Open-Source Contributor Implements Another GL...   Mesa   10 Sep 2015
Mesa 11.0 Release Candidate 3 Arrives, Many...   Mesa   06 Sep 2015
The Significant DRM Graphics Pull Request Has Been...   Linux Kernel   05 Sep 2015
Mesa 11.0 RC2 Released, Brings RadeonSI Performance...   Mesa   31 Aug 2015
Here's What We Know So Far About The Linux 4.3 Kernel   Linux Kernel   31 Aug 2015
Some Features To Look Forward To With The Linux 4.3...   Linux Kernel   21 Aug 2015
Gallium3D Gets A Hack So It Can Now Play BioShock...   Mesa   19 Aug 2015
Libdrm 2.4.64 Brings Fixes For AMDGPU & Freedreno   Mesa   18 Aug 2015
MSM DRM Driver In Linux 4.3 To Bring Initial HDCP...   Linux Kernel   16 Aug 2015
Freedreno Now Has OpenGL ES 3 Working On Adreno...   Mesa   15 Aug 2015
Qualcomm Publishes Some A3xx Register Documentation   Hardware   15 Aug 2015
Work Continues On FP64 Support For OpenGL 4.0 On...   Intel   15 Aug 2015
Freedreno Gallium3D Gains Transform-Feedback   Mesa   28 Jul 2015
Freedreno A4xx Improvements Landing In Mesa Git   Mesa   11 Jul 2015
Freedreno Driver Continues Working For Open-Source...   Mesa   04 Jul 2015
New Mesa Vec4 Backend For Intel, Supports Their NIR...   Intel   30 Jun 2015
Linux 4.2 DRM Updates: Lots Of AMD Attention, No...   Linux Kernel   25 Jun 2015
New Features To Look Out For With The Linux 4.2 Kernel   Linux Kernel   14 Jun 2015
SNA Is Four Years Old - Intel's 3.0 X.Org Driver Still...   Intel   09 Jun 2015
MSM DRM Driver Brings Adreno A306 Support To Linux 4.2   Hardware   08 Jun 2015
Mesa 10.5.6 Brings Fixes All Over The Place   Mesa   24 May 2015