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

Linux 4.0-RC1 Tagged, Linux 4.0 Will Bring Many...   Linux Kernel   22 Feb 2015
Features Of The Linux 3.19 Kernel: Graphics &...   Linux Storage   22 Dec 2014
An Overview Of Linux 3.12 Kernel Features   Linux Kernel   15 Sep 2013
Mesa 10.0 Delivers Many Exciting New Features   Mesa   27 Nov 2013
Linux 3.12 Changes, Kernel Feature Overview   Linux Kernel   03 Nov 2013
Possible Features For The Linux 3.14 Kernel   Linux Kernel   12 Jan 2014
The Top Features Of Mesa 10.1 For Linux GPU Drivers   Mesa   08 Feb 2014
Exciting Features That Will Come To Linux 3.12   Linux Kernel   31 Aug 2013
New Features To Look Out For With The Linux 4.2 Kernel   Linux Kernel   14 Jun 2015
Mesa 17.0.0 Officially Released   Mesa   13 Feb 2017
Many FSF Priority Projects Still Not Progressing   GNU   22 Apr 2012
Raspberry Pi Gets Fully Open-Source Graphics Stack   Hardware   24 Oct 2012
Major Open-Source ARM Announcement Coming   Free Software   13 Jul 2012
NVIDIA To Publicly Release Some Documentation   NVIDIA   21 Sep 2012
Has The Sky Fallen? Qualcomm Contributes To...   Hardware   31 Oct 2014
Linux Users Might See A PowerVR Holiday Surprise   Hardware   25 Nov 2012
TI Shows Off Impressive, Experimental Wayland Demo   Wayland   28 Aug 2012
The DRM/KMS Drivers In The Linux 3.13 Kernel   Linux Kernel   02 Dec 2013
Etnaviv: An Open-Source Driver For Vivante GPUs   Free Software   11 Jan 2013
Mesa 11.0 Officially Released With OpenGL 4.1 For...   Mesa   12 Sep 2015
No, ARM Didn't Open-Source Their Full Mali Linux...   Hardware   02 May 2014
Running The Oibaf PPA On Ubuntu 14.10   Mesa   11 Sep 2014
The Mesmerizing Mesa Milestones Of 2015   Mesa   27 Dec 2015
The Size Of The Different Open-Source Linux DRM/Mesa...   Mesa   31 Oct 2015
Red Hat Picks Up Another Graphics Driver Developer   Red Hat   15 Feb 2013
Snapdragon DRM/KMS Driver Merged For Linux 3.12   Linux Kernel   28 Aug 2013
Features To Find With Mesa 11.1   Mesa   27 Nov 2015
Features Added To Mesa 10.6 For Open-Source GPU...   Mesa   23 May 2015
The State Of Open-Source ARM GPU Drivers   Hardware   27 Sep 2013
It's Possible To Get The Nexus 7 Running On A Mainline...   Google   14 Mar 2016
Freedreno Graphics Driver Reaches Version 1.0   X.Org   16 Nov 2013
Some Features To Look Forward To With The Linux 4.3...   Linux Kernel   21 Aug 2015
Freedreno Gallium3D Now Banging The Adreno A3XX   Hardware   20 May 2013
Mesa 9.1.3 Release Corrects Some Bugs   Mesa   21 May 2013
Mesa 10.4 Officially Released With Direct3D 9 State...   Mesa   14 Dec 2014
Unity Debacle Sets Back Ubuntu On The ARM Desktop   Ubuntu   11 Sep 2012
Linux 4.4 DRM Pull Has Raspberry Pi Driver, AMDGPU...   Hardware   08 Nov 2015
The Significant DRM Graphics Pull Request Has Been...   Linux Kernel   05 Sep 2015
The Passing Of An Open-Source GPU Driver Developer   Free Software   04 Feb 2013
Intel's Open-Source Driver Stack Now OpenGL 4.5...   Intel   06 Feb 2017
Mesa 10.2 Features Are Quite Exciting   Mesa   26 May 2014
MSM DRM Will Support New Hardware In Linux 3.14   Hardware   08 Dec 2013
The New Features Of Mesa 10.3   Mesa   25 Aug 2014
Looking Forward To The Linux 4.4 Merge Window Next...   Linux Kernel   28 Oct 2015
The New Linux 4.10 Kernel Features So Far: AMD Zen,...   Linux Kernel   16 Dec 2016
drm_hwcomposer: Allowing Mainline Linux Graphics...   Linux Kernel   29 Mar 2017
Prolific Open-Source Contributor Implements Another GL...   Mesa   10 Sep 2015
Linux 4.2 DRM Updates: Lots Of AMD Attention, No...   Linux Kernel   25 Jun 2015
The BQ Ubuntu Phone Will Be Stocked With Binary Blobs   Hardware   06 Feb 2015
The DRM Changes For The Linux 4.14 Kernel   Linux Kernel   16 Sep 2017
Ubuntu For Tablets Announcement A Let Down   Ubuntu   19 Feb 2013
Mesa 10.4 Brings Performance Improvements & New...   Mesa   30 Nov 2014
X.Org Has Been Accepted For The 2017 Google Summer of...   X.Org   28 Feb 2017
The Vivante Mesa Driver Is Still Brewing   Mesa   25 Dec 2013
FOSDEM 2013: Lots Of Wine, X.Org & Micro-Kernels   Free Software   11 Feb 2013
RadeonSI May Eventually Switch To NIR Completely   Mesa   25 Aug 2017
Fedora 19 Installer Comes For Google Nexus 4   Fedora   05 Jun 2013
DRM Changes To Look Forward To With Linux 4.12: Vega,...   Linux Kernel   12 Apr 2017
Mesa 13.0 Release Candidate 1 Arrives With Intel...   Mesa   19 Oct 2016
DRM Pull Request Sent In For Linux 3.19 - Great Stuff...   Linux Kernel   15 Dec 2014
The Difference In Optimizations Between NIR & GLSL   Mesa   24 Apr 2015
The Nexus 4 & 7 Will Be Closer To Handling An...   Linux Kernel   14 Dec 2015
The Graphics Talks Of The 2017 Open-Source Summit NA   Linux Events   16 Sep 2017
Android AOSP Leader Quits Over Binary GPU Drivers   Google   07 Aug 2013
Freedreno Gets Last Minute Performance Boost For Mesa...   Mesa   14 Apr 2017
Imagination Announces New Series 6 Architecture GPUs   Hardware   07 Jan 2014
Freedreno Encouraging Users To Switch To Modesetting...   X.Org   16 Nov 2016
Mesa's Android Support Is Currently In Bad Shape   Mesa   29 Mar 2015
Mesa 17.2.1 Being Prepped For Release Next Week   Mesa   15 Sep 2017
X.Org Foundation Has Become A Khronos Adopter   X.Org   23 Sep 2017
Freedreno Now Supports The A306 GPU   Mesa   17 May 2015
Here's What We Know So Far About The Linux 4.3 Kernel   Linux Kernel   31 Aug 2015
Freedreno Gains Support For The Adreno 330   Mesa   07 Dec 2013
Freedreno's MSM DRM Driver On Linux 4.12 Gets 4K...   Linux Kernel   09 Apr 2017
Mesa 10.5.6 Brings Fixes All Over The Place   Mesa   24 May 2015
AMD Stoney APUs Bring ETC2 Open-Source Driver Support   AMD   22 Jan 2016
DRM Driver Changes Sent In For Linux 4.9, Sadly No...   Hardware   11 Oct 2016
Some Of The Graphics Driver Improvements Coming For...   Linux Kernel   11 Mar 2016
RadeonSI Now Supports Another OpenGL 4.5 Extension   Radeon   19 Sep 2015
The Next Mesa Release Doesn't Have Any Major OpenGL...   Mesa   21 Nov 2015
Etnaviv DRM Driver Under Review For Inclusion Into...   Linux Kernel   02 Apr 2015
Better Multi Indirect Draw Support Coming To Mesa   Mesa   01 Jan 2016
Freedreno Gallium3D Gets A Performance Boost   Hardware   09 Jan 2014
Linux 4.4 MSM DRM Will Add Snapdragon 820 Support   Hardware   23 Oct 2015
Freedreno Gallium3D Gets Hardware Binning For A5xx   Mesa   14 May 2017
X.Org XDC2013 Recap Of New Features Presented   X.Org   28 Sep 2013
The Size Of Different DRM Graphics Drivers In Linux...   Linux Kernel   24 Jul 2016
Freedreno ARM GPU Driver Keeps Hitting Milestones   Hardware   24 Nov 2013
Mesa Drivers' Use Of Multiple IRs, Gallium3D With NIR   Mesa   27 Aug 2017
The Big DRM Pull Request Submitted For Linux 4.13   Linux Kernel   09 Jul 2017
Mesa Developers Discuss Dropping Older Drivers,...   Mesa   22 May 2017
Mesa 11.0 Release Candidate 3 Arrives, Many...   Mesa   06 Sep 2015
Projects You Can Help With For Advancing Open-Source...   Nouveau   16 Oct 2017
Nouveau Developer Working On NIR For SPIR-V Compute,...   Nouveau   21 Dec 2017
Mesa 9.2.4 Release Brings Big Freedreno Improvements   Mesa   28 Nov 2013
The DRM Graphics Changes Submitted For Linux 3.20   Linux Kernel   16 Feb 2015
Qualcomm Adreno A5xx Open-Source Driver Bringup For...   Hardware   28 Nov 2016
Mesa 11.1.1 Brings Many Fixes To All The Popular...   Mesa   13 Jan 2016
MSM DRM Driver In Linux 4.3 To Bring Initial HDCP...   Linux Kernel   16 Aug 2015
Mesa 17.0-RC2 Released, Final Coming Next Month   Mesa   25 Jan 2017