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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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
Soon It Might Be Possible To Finally Have A Nice...   Arm   14 Jun 2018
Linux 3.12 Changes, Kernel Feature Overview   Linux Kernel   03 Nov 2013
Mesa 17.0.0 Officially Released   Mesa   13 Feb 2017
Many FSF Priority Projects Still Not Progressing   GNU   22 Apr 2012
Possible Features For The Linux 3.14 Kernel   Linux Kernel   12 Jan 2014
Exciting Features That Will Come To Linux 3.12   Linux Kernel   31 Aug 2013
The Top Features Of Mesa 10.1 For Linux GPU Drivers   Mesa   08 Feb 2014
New Features To Look Out For With The Linux 4.2 Kernel   Linux Kernel   14 Jun 2015
Linux 4.19 Certainly Is Going To Be A Big Kernel   Linux Kernel   10 Aug 2018
It's Becoming Possible To Run Linux Distributions On...   Arm   11 Feb 2019
Raspberry Pi Gets Fully Open-Source Graphics Stack   Hardware   24 Oct 2012
A Look At The Many Features On The Table For The...   Linux Kernel   20 Oct 2018
Has The Sky Fallen? Qualcomm Contributes To...   Hardware   31 Oct 2014
NVIDIA To Publicly Release Some Documentation   NVIDIA   21 Sep 2012
Google Hired Another Linux Graphics Veteran To Work On...   Google   28 May 2019
Major Open-Source ARM Announcement Coming   Free Software   13 Jul 2012
Etnaviv: An Open-Source Driver For Vivante GPUs   Free Software   11 Jan 2013
Linux Users Might See A PowerVR Holiday Surprise   Hardware   25 Nov 2012
No, ARM Didn't Open-Source Their Full Mali Linux...   Arm   02 May 2014
Mesa 11.0 Officially Released With OpenGL 4.1 For...   Mesa   12 Sep 2015
The DRM/KMS Drivers In The Linux 3.13 Kernel   Linux Kernel   02 Dec 2013
TI Shows Off Impressive, Experimental Wayland Demo   Wayland   28 Aug 2012
Mesa 10.4 Officially Released With Direct3D 9 State...   Mesa   14 Dec 2014
Google's Pixel 3 Is Using The MSM DRM Driver, More...   Google   17 Nov 2018
Imagination Working On A New Open-Source Linux...   Mesa   14 Feb 2020
Running The Oibaf PPA On Ubuntu 14.10   Mesa   11 Sep 2014
The Mesmerizing Mesa Milestones Of 2015   Mesa   27 Dec 2015
The State Of Open-Source ARM GPU Drivers   Arm   27 Sep 2013
Snapdragon DRM/KMS Driver Merged For Linux 3.12   Linux Kernel   28 Aug 2013
It's Possible To Get The Nexus 7 Running On A Mainline...   Google   14 Mar 2016
The Size Of The Different Open-Source Linux DRM/Mesa...   Mesa   31 Oct 2015
Features Added To Mesa 10.6 For Open-Source GPU...   Mesa   23 May 2015
Red Hat Picks Up Another Graphics Driver Developer   Red Hat   15 Feb 2013
Features To Find With Mesa 11.1   Mesa   27 Nov 2015
Linux 4.2 DRM Updates: Lots Of AMD Attention, No...   Linux Kernel   25 Jun 2015
Freedreno Graphics Driver Reaches Version 1.0   X.Org   16 Nov 2013
Qualcomm Adreno A5xx Open-Source Driver Bringup For...   Hardware   28 Nov 2016
Some Features To Look Forward To With The Linux 4.3...   Linux Kernel   21 Aug 2015
drm_hwcomposer: Allowing Mainline Linux Graphics...   Linux Kernel   29 Mar 2017
The New Features On Deck For Mesa 19.0: Vulkan...   Mesa   28 Jan 2019
Freedreno Gallium3D Now Banging The Adreno A3XX   Hardware   20 May 2013
Intel's Open-Source Driver Stack Now OpenGL 4.5...   Intel   06 Feb 2017
The Qualcomm MSM DRM Driver Prepares To Switch To The...   Linux Kernel   02 Oct 2018
Mesa 9.1.3 Release Corrects Some Bugs   Mesa   21 May 2013
Unity Debacle Sets Back Ubuntu On The ARM Desktop   Ubuntu   11 Sep 2012
Mesa 18.3 Released With Intel & Radeon Vulkan...   Mesa   07 Dec 2018
Android AOSP Leader Quits Over Binary GPU Drivers   Google   07 Aug 2013
Linux 4.4 DRM Pull Has Raspberry Pi Driver, AMDGPU...   Hardware   08 Nov 2015
Gallium Nine With NIR Is Now Running Most D3D9 Games...   Mesa   20 Feb 2019
Mesa 20.0.2 Released With The Latest Fixes,...   Mesa   18 Mar 2020
Google Developer Contributes Universal Bandwidth...   Mesa   02 Mar 2019
Gallium Nine Is Working On NIR Support So It Can Be...   Mesa   08 Feb 2019
Mesa EGL Extension Needed For Universal Driver...   Mesa   24 Jan 2019
The New Linux 4.10 Kernel Features So Far: AMD Zen,...   Linux Kernel   16 Dec 2016
The Significant DRM Graphics Pull Request Has Been...   Linux Kernel   05 Sep 2015
Mesa 10.2 Features Are Quite Exciting   Mesa   26 May 2014
The DRM Changes For The Linux 4.14 Kernel   Linux Kernel   16 Sep 2017
The Passing Of An Open-Source GPU Driver Developer   Free Software   04 Feb 2013
A Decade Later, Mesa Wiring In Support For...   Mesa   23 Apr 2019
TURNIP Vulkan Driver Lands Initial Geometry Shader...   Mesa   08 Apr 2020
The New Features Of Mesa 10.3   Mesa   25 Aug 2014
MSM DRM Will Support New Hardware In Linux 3.14   Hardware   08 Dec 2013
Mesa/Gallium3D Gets Its First ARM SoC GPU Driver   Mesa   12 Mar 2013
Looking Forward To The Linux 4.4 Merge Window Next...   Linux Kernel   28 Oct 2015
Mesa 18.2 Is On The Final Days Of Development With...   Mesa   26 Jul 2018
Nouveau Developer Working On NIR For SPIR-V Compute,...   Nouveau   21 Dec 2017
The Graphics Talks Of The 2017 Open-Source Summit NA   Linux Events   16 Sep 2017
The BQ Ubuntu Phone Will Be Stocked With Binary Blobs   Hardware   06 Feb 2015
The Shiny New Features Of Mesa 18.3 For Open-Source...   Mesa   13 Nov 2018
RadeonSI May Eventually Switch To NIR Completely   Mesa   25 Aug 2017
X.Org Has Been Accepted For The 2017 Google Summer of...   X.Org   28 Feb 2017
The Big DRM Update Lands In Linux 4.16: DC...   Linux Kernel   02 Feb 2018
FBDEV Is Still Alive In 2019, Picking Up A Few Minor...   Linux Kernel   04 Jan 2019
Prolific Open-Source Contributor Implements Another GL...   Mesa   10 Sep 2015
The Vivante Mesa Driver Is Still Brewing   Mesa   25 Dec 2013
Ubuntu Touch OTA-8 Won't Move To Mir 1.1 + Unity 8 Due...   Ubuntu   26 Feb 2019
Freedreno Reaches OpenGL ES 3.1 Support, Not Far From...   Mesa   22 Jun 2018
DRM Changes To Look Forward To With Linux 4.12: Vega,...   Linux Kernel   12 Apr 2017
Freedreno Gallium3D Now Exposes Adreno A5xx...   Mesa   19 Jul 2018
Mesa 10.4 Brings Performance Improvements & New...   Mesa   30 Nov 2014
Ubuntu For Tablets Announcement A Let Down   Ubuntu   19 Feb 2013
Gallium3D's Mesa State Tracker Sees Shaders Ported...   Mesa   01 Feb 2019
FOSDEM 2013: Lots Of Wine, X.Org & Micro-Kernels   Free Software   11 Feb 2013
TURNIP Open-Source Adreno Vulkan Driver Adds A618...   Mesa   14 Feb 2020
X.Org Foundation Has Become A Khronos Adopter   X.Org   23 Sep 2017
Fedora 19 Installer Comes For Google Nexus 4   Fedora   05 Jun 2013
Nouveau Developer Working On OpenGL Extension To Help...   Mesa   15 Apr 2019
Mesa's Android Support Is Currently In Bad Shape   Mesa   29 Mar 2015
Mesa 18.2 Is Releasing Soon With Many OpenGL / Vulkan...   Mesa   21 Aug 2018
Projects You Can Help With For Advancing Open-Source...   Nouveau   16 Oct 2017
Linux 3.17 DRM Pull Brings New Graphics Driver   Linux Kernel   08 Aug 2014
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
SPIR-V Clover Support Might Still Land For Mesa 19.0,...   Mesa   08 Jan 2019
Freedreno Picks Up OpenGL Compute Support For Adreno...   Mesa   17 Feb 2019
Freedreno Encouraging Users To Switch To Modesetting...   X.Org   16 Nov 2016