Etnaviv is a reverse-engineered effort providing open-source graphics driver support for Vivante graphics IP.

Etnaviv Linux & Open-Source News

Mesa 23.0-rc4 Released Due To Blocker Bugs   Mesa   2023-02-02
Mesa 22.3.2 Closes Out The Year With RADV RT Fixes, Raspberry Pi V3DV Fixes Too   Mesa   2022-12-31
Mesa 22.3-rc4 Brings Many Fixes, Official Release Now Expected Next Week   Mesa   2022-11-24
Mesa 22.3 Will Hopefully Be Released Next Week With Improved Vulkan Drivers, Rusticl   Mesa   2022-11-17
Mesa 22.2 Released With AMD RDNA3 Prep, Intel Arc Graphics, Many Vulkan Improvements   Mesa   2022-09-20
Mesa 22.2-rc1 Released With AMD RDNA3 & Intel Alchemist Primed, Vulkan Additions   Mesa   2022-08-03
Mesa 22.2 Pushed Back By Two Weeks To Let More Features Land   Mesa   2022-07-07
Etnaviv Gallium3D Lands Async Shader Compilation With ARB_parallel_shader_compile   Mesa   2022-07-03
Etnaviv Open-Source Driver Adds GC7000 r6204 GPU Support For The NXP i.MX 8M Plus   Mesa   2022-04-28
DRM-Misc-Next Sends In First Batch Of Graphics/Display Driver Changes For Linux 5.19   Linux Kernel   2022-04-07
Etnaviv Strips Out Its TGSI Backend In Favor Of NIR   Mesa   2022-02-13
Linux 5.17 GPU Updates: Raptor Lake, ADL-P Stable, Raspberry Pi [email protected], AMD Seamless Boot   Linux Kernel   2022-01-07
Etnaviv DRM Driver Will Now Work On IOMMU-Enabled Systems   Linux Kernel   2021-12-25
Genode OS 21.11 Now Has Working Intel Gen9+ Graphics, Better PinePhone Support   Operating Systems   2021-12-04
Etnaviv Gallium3D Switches Over To NIR By Default   Mesa   2021-11-08
Ubuntu Developers Get it Up And Running On Apple's M1 With Early Parallels Desktop Build   Ubuntu   2020-12-18
Mesa 20.3 Released With Big Improvements For Open-Source Graphics Drivers   Mesa   2020-12-03
Open-Source Vivante Driver In Some Cases Outperforming Proprietary Driver   Mesa   2020-09-21
Etnaviv Gallium3D Adds On-Disk Shader Cache Support   Mesa   2020-09-18
X.Org Developers Conference 2020 Starts With Many Interesting Talks   X.Org   2020-09-16
Mesa 20.1.6 Released With Several Radeon Vulkan Driver Fixes   Mesa   2020-08-20
Mesa 20.2-RC2 Released With Many Fixes For RadeonSI + RADV Drivers   Mesa   2020-08-12
Mesa 20.1-RC2 Released For Vetting This Set Of Open-Source OpenGL / Vulkan Drivers   Mesa   2020-05-07
Linux 5.7 Graphics Driver Updates Enable Tiger Lake By Default, OLED Backlight Support   Linux Kernel   2020-04-01
Purism Outlines Librem 5 Software Work During October - Including Battery / Thermal   Free Software   2019-11-15
Mesa 19.2 Released With Navi Support, Much Improved Intel Gallium3D   Mesa   2019-09-25
Linux 5.4 DRM Pull Submitted With AMD Navi 12/14, Arcturus & Renoir Plus Intel Tigerlake   Linux Kernel   2019-09-19
Linux 5.4 Cycle To Begin With exFAT Driver, EPYC Improvements & New GPU Support   Linux Kernel   2019-09-15
Open-Source GPU Drivers For Embedded Have Been Improving But RE'ing Take A While   Hardware   2019-08-25
Etnaviv Is Packing Code For An Exciting Linux 5.4 Cycle   Hardware   2019-08-16
Etnaviv Gallium3D Picks Up A NIR Compiler   Mesa   2019-08-07
Purism Finally Announces The Firmed Up Specifications For The Librem 5 Smartphone   Hardware   2019-07-29
Linux 5.3 Kernel To Bring Ingenic KMS Driver, Rockchip RK3328 Support   Linux Kernel   2019-06-25
Librem 5 Dev Kit Can At Least Run Quake II Now, Progress On Adopting Linux 5.2   Hardware   2019-06-19
Purism Talks Up The Librem 5 Smartphone Boot Speed, Price Increase Coming   Hardware   2019-06-05
Mesa 19.1-RC4 Released With More RadeonSI, Lima, Vulkan Fixes   Mesa   2019-05-29
The Librem 5 Smartphone Software Made More Progress In May But Still No Hardware Signs   Hardware   2019-05-28
SiFive RISC-V SoCs Can Now Be Paired With A GPU... Imagination's PowerVR   RISC-V   2019-05-21
Etnaviv Developer Working On "EIR" Compiler Backend - Hopes For Vulkan Future   Mesa   2019-05-14
Purism Shares April Update On Librem 5 Hardware/Software   Hardware   2019-04-24
Nouveau Developer Working On OpenGL Extension To Help With Reverse-Engineering   Mesa   2019-04-15
Mesa To See Better Infrastructure For Supporting Render-Only GPUs   Mesa   2019-01-27
Necunos Mobile: A New Open-Source Linux Phone With KDE Plasma Mobile   Hardware   2018-11-29
The Qualcomm MSM DRM Driver Prepares To Switch To The "AMDGPU" GPU Scheduler   Linux Kernel   2018-10-02
The DRM GPU Scheduler Got Beefed Up This Summer, More Improvements Possible   Linux Kernel   2018-08-28
NXP i.MX8 SoC Support Hasn't Yet Worked Its Way Into The Mainline Linux Kernel   Hardware   2018-07-22
Wayland 1.16 & Weston 5.0 Reach Alpha   Wayland   2018-07-13
Features That Didn't Make It For The Mainline Linux 4.18 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2018-06-17
Librem 5 Continues Working On Its Wayland Software Stack, Testing Vibration Motors, Chargers   Hardware   2018-06-13
Etnaviv Gallium3D Now Working On NIR Support   Mesa   2018-06-06
Mesa 18.1.1 Released With Many OpenGL + Vulkan Driver Fixes   Mesa   2018-06-01
The New Features Coming In Mesa 18.1: Intel Cache By Default, Many Vulkan Strides   Mesa   2018-05-04
Broadcom VC5 Driver Making Good Progress With Using AMDGPU's DRM Scheduler   Mesa   2018-04-10
Etnaviv Performance Counter Support Merged Into Mesa 18.1   Mesa   2018-04-08
The Linux-Lima DRM Driver For ARM Mali Hooks Up To The AMDGPU Scheduler   Linux Kernel   2018-04-01
Broadcom VC5 DRM Driver Might Make Use Of AMDGPU's Scheduler   Linux Kernel   2018-03-31
The Big DRM Pull Request For Linux 4.17: 144,461 Insertions, 38,059 Deletions   Linux Kernel   2018-03-29
Etnaviv Gallium3D Wires In Performance Monitor Support   Mesa   2018-03-26
Etnaviv Now Making Use Of AMDGPU DRM Scheduler, GC7000L Support Coming For Linux 4.18   Linux Kernel   2018-03-22
Purism Gets Plasma Mobile Running On Their First Librem 5 Development Board   KDE   2018-03-13
Pengutronix Gets Open-Source 3D Working On MX8M/GC7000 Hardware   Mesa   2018-02-23
Mesa 17.3.4 Released With 90+ Changes   Mesa   2018-02-15
i.MX8 SoC Support Might Be Introduced In Linux 4.17   Linux Kernel   2018-02-04
The Big DRM Update Lands In Linux 4.16: DC Multi-Display Sync, More Cannonlake   Linux Kernel   2018-02-02
Work Revised On Adding SPIR-V Support To Clover Gallium3D   Mesa   2018-01-23
Etnaviv Working On Initial Bring-Up Of GC7000L/i.MX8M Graphics   Linux Kernel   2018-01-22
Mesa 17.3.3 Released With RADV & ANV Vulkan Driver Fixes   Mesa   2018-01-19
The DRM Graphics Driver Changes Coming For Linux 4.16   Linux Kernel   2018-01-17
Mesa 17.3.3 Is On The Way With Better Vega Support On Vulkan   Mesa   2018-01-16
Etnaviv DRM Updates Roll Out For Linux 4.16   Linux Kernel   2018-01-04
AMDGPU Queues Up "More Stuff" For Linux 4.16   Radeon   2017-12-20
Libdrm 2.4.89 Released With Leasing & Synchronization Object APIs   Mesa   2017-12-18
The Top Mesa News Of 2017   Mesa   2017-12-03
AMDGPU's Scheduler Might Get Picked Up By Other DRM Drivers   Radeon   2017-12-01
"Chai" As An Effort For Reverse-Engineered ARM Mali T-Series Graphics   Arm   2017-11-05
Etnaviv Gallium3D Driver Now Wiring Up ASTC Texture Compression   Mesa   2017-11-02
Etnaviv Driver Sends Out Patches For Vivante GC7000 Support   Mesa   2017-10-31
Etnaviv Gallium3D Reaches OpenGL 2.1   Mesa   2017-10-30
Embedded Linux Conference Europe & Open-Source Summit Wrap Up In Prague   Linux Events   2017-10-29
Etnaviv Gallium3D May Eventually Tackle OpenCL   Hardware   2017-10-26
Purism Librem 5 Linux Smartphone Campaign Set To End At Around $2 Million   Hardware   2017-10-22
Occlusion Queries Land In Etnaviv For Mesa 17.3   Mesa   2017-10-20
Etnaviv Gallium3D Is Almost To OpenGL 2.0 Compliance   Mesa   2017-10-17
Linux 4.15 Is Shaping Up To be An Exciting Kernel, Especially For AMD Users   Linux Kernel   2017-10-15
Etnaviv Landing Performance Counters For Linux 4.15   Linux Kernel   2017-10-13
Purism Continues To Explore i.MX6/i.MX8 For The Librem 5 Phone   Hardware   2017-10-04
The Graphics Talks Of The 2017 Open-Source Summit NA   Linux Events   2017-09-16
The Etnaviv Driver Is Beginning To Work Out For Android Users   Mesa   2017-07-30
Etnaviv Gallium3D Driver Now Has Mainline Support For ETC2 Compression   Mesa   2017-07-21
Mesa 17.1.5 Brings More Fixes To Open-Source GPU Driver Users   Mesa   2017-07-14
Etnaviv Hoping For Last Minute Improvements In Mesa 17.2   Mesa   2017-07-12
Mesa 17.1.4 Released   Mesa   2017-06-30
Etnaviv DRM Driver Reverse-Engineers Performance Counters Support   Linux Kernel   2017-06-09
iMX6 Platforms Can Now Boot Android Proprietary-Free   Hardware   2017-06-06
Mesa 17.0.7 Released, Mesa 17.0 Hits The End Of The Line   Mesa   2017-06-01
Mesa Developers Discuss Dropping Older Drivers, Removing Untested Code   Mesa   2017-05-22
Etnaviv Working On ETC2 Texture Compression, Eyeing OpenGL ES 3.0   Mesa   2017-05-17
Mesa 17.1 RC4 Released, Fixes Polaris 12 Support   Mesa   2017-05-08
DRM Changes To Look Forward To With Linux 4.12: Vega, Atomic Intel, Accelerated Pascal   Linux Kernel   2017-04-12
Etnaviv DRM Updates For Linux 4.12   Linux Kernel   2017-04-05
Shader Variants Support For Etnaviv Gallium3D   Mesa   2017-03-26
DRM Updates Submitted For Linux 4.11, Torvalds Explodes Over Code Quality   Linux Kernel   2017-02-23
Mesa 17.0.0 Officially Released   Mesa   2017-02-13
Mesa 17.0-RC3 Released, Final Expected This Friday   Mesa   2017-02-06
Etnaviv Gallium3D Implements Enough To Expose OpenGL 2, Run Ioquake3   Mesa   2017-01-18
Tegra/Nouveau Render-Only Gallium3D Support   Mesa   2017-01-13
Etnaviv Gallium3D Driver Lands, Premiering With Mesa 17.0   Mesa   2017-01-13
It's Getting Close Whether The OpenGL On-Disk Shader Cache Will Happen For Mesa 17.0   Mesa   2017-01-11
A Look Back At Some Of The Best Features Added To The Linux Kernel In 2016   Linux Kernel   2017-01-01
Etnaviv Gallium3D Driver Revived, Render-Only Library Updated Too   Mesa   2016-12-24
December Has Been A Very Exciting Month So Far For Linux/OSS Enthusiasts   Hardware   2016-12-15
The DRM Driver Updates For Linux 4.10: Intel GVT, AMDGPU VM Manager, Nouveau Atomic   Linux Kernel   2016-12-13
MXSFB DRM Driver Merged Ahead Of Linux 4.10   Linux Kernel   2016-12-08
Etnaviv DRM Updates Submitted For Linux 4.10   Linux Kernel   2016-12-03
Developers' Planned Changes Still Coming To Mesa 13.1 / Mesa 17.0   Mesa   2016-12-02
Vivante Gallium3D Driver Proposed For Mainline Mesa + Render-Only Gallium Library   Mesa   2016-11-30
Libdrm 2.4.74 Adds Intel Geminilake, Etnaviv Changes   Mesa   2016-11-29
Talk Of An ARM Vendor Open-Sourcing Their 3D Driver?   Arm   2016-11-14
DRM Driver Changes Sent In For Linux 4.9, Sadly No Changes For Nouveau   Hardware   2016-10-11
Libdrm 2.4.71 Released, Adds Etnaviv, AMDGPU SI Support   Mesa   2016-10-03
Purism Is Still Hoping To Build A GNU/Linux Free Software Librem Smartphone   Hardware   2016-09-30
DRM-Next Gets Ready For The Linux 4.9 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2016-09-28
As Prelude To Merging Gallium3D Driver, Etnaviv Libdrm Support Lands   Mesa   2016-09-18
Etnaviv DRM Driver To Add GC3000 Support To Linux 4.9   Linux Kernel   2016-09-15
Etnaviv Libdrm Code Being Reviewed, Gallium3D Driver Hopefully Not Far Behind   Hardware   2016-09-01
GTX 900 3D Support, AMDGPU Reset & Other Exciting DRM Highlights   Linux Kernel   2016-03-21
Some Of The Graphics Driver Improvements Coming For The Linux 4.6 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2016-03-11
Etnaviv DRM Driver Gets Some Improvements For Linux 4.6   Hardware   2016-03-07
The Open-Source Vivante DRM Driver Has A Promising Future   Linux Kernel   2016-02-01
Linux 4.5 DRM Pull Has Initial Kabylake Support, Open-Source Vivante 3D   Linux Kernel   2016-01-17
Features To Start Looking Forward To For Linux 4.5   Linux Kernel   2016-01-04
The Vivante DRM Driver Called For Pulling Into Linux 4.5   Linux Kernel   2015-12-17
Etnaviv DRM Driver Steps Closer To Mainline Linux Kernel   Hardware   2015-12-04
New Version Of The Etnaviv DRM Graphics Driver Published For Review   Linux Kernel   2015-09-25
The Etnaviv Open-Source Driver Is Quietly Making Progress   X.Org   2015-09-17
Etnaviv DRM Driver Under Review For Inclusion Into Linux Kernel   Linux Kernel   2015-04-02
The Vivante Mesa Driver Is Still Brewing   Mesa   2013-12-25
X.Org XDC2013 Recap Of New Features Presented   X.Org   2013-09-28
The State Of Open-Source ARM GPU Drivers   Arm   2013-09-27
The State Of Various Experimental Open-Source Projects   Free Software   2013-07-14
Etnaviv: An Open-Source Driver For Vivante GPUs   Free Software   2013-01-11