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Linux 6.6 MSM DRM Driver Preps For New Hardware, Overhead Optimizations   Linux Kernel   2023-08-23
Mesa TURNIP Vulkan Driver Adds VirtIO GPU Support   Mesa   2023-08-08
Qualcomm Adreno 600 Series Graphics Get OpenGL 4.6 On Open-Source Driver   Mesa   2023-06-02
Linux 6.4 Preparing DRM Deadline Hints To Help Influence GPU Frequency/Performance   Linux Kernel   2023-03-26
MSM DRM Driver Adds Support For Newer Qualcomm Platforms With Linux 6.3   Linux Kernel   2023-01-31
Freedreno Gallium3D Now Allows OpenGL 4.5 For Adreno 600 Series GPUs   Mesa   2022-11-02
VirtGPU DRM Native Contexts Show Potential For Good VM Gaming Performance   Virtualization   2022-10-11
MSM DRM Driver Adds Adreno 619 Support With Linux 5.20   Linux Kernel   2022-07-11
Qualcomm MSM Driver With Linux 5.19 Adds DSC, Preps For Mesa Driver Within A VM   Linux Kernel   2022-05-15
Linux 5.17 Prepares To Finally Support The Adreno 506, Other MSM DRM Changes   Hardware   2021-12-29
Google Is Successfully Using The Open-Source Qualcomm GL/VLK Drivers On Chromebooks   Mesa   2021-09-16
Many Interesting Talks On Deck For The X.Org Developers Conference 2021   X.Org   2021-08-04
OpenGL Drivers In 2021 Still Sadly Benefit From Faking Their Driver Name / GPU   Mesa   2021-07-30
DMA-Fence Deadline Awareness Proposed To Help Ensure GPU Drivers Render On-Time   Linux Kernel   2021-07-27
MSM Adreno DRM Driver For Linux 5.10 Has DisplayPort, Per-Process Pagetables   Linux Kernel   2020-09-28
Freedreno Lands On-Disk Shader Cache Support In Mesa 20.2   Mesa   2020-06-27
Freedreno's MSM DRM Driver Getting Support For Older Adreno Parts On Linux 5.5   Hardware   2019-11-06
Igalia Is Working On "mediump" Support For Mesa To Help With OpenGL ES Performance   Mesa   2019-10-03
TURNIP Vulkan Driver Is Back To Seeing Activity   Mesa   2019-09-27
MSM DRM Adding Snapdragon 835 / Adreno 540 Support In Linux 5.3   Hardware   2019-06-26
Google's New Graphics Driver Developer Flips On UBWC For Freedreno   Hardware   2019-06-11
Google Hired Another Linux Graphics Veteran To Work On Open-Source GPU Drivers   Google   2019-05-28
Google Developer Contributes Universal Bandwidth Compression To Freedreno Driver   Mesa   2019-03-02
Freedreno Picks Up OpenGL Compute Support For Adreno A6xx Hardware   Mesa   2019-02-17
Nouveau Driver Picks Up SVM Support Via HMM   Nouveau   2019-02-15
Mesa EGL Extension Needed For Universal Driver Configuration GUI Is Almost Landed   Mesa   2019-01-24
Freedreno Gallium3D Lands MSAA Support For Qualcomm Adreno 600 Series   Mesa   2018-12-09
Google's Pixel 3 Is Using The MSM DRM Driver, More Android Phones Moving To DRM/KMS Code   Google   2018-11-17
Red Hat Developers Working Towards A Vendor-Neutral Compute Stack To Take On NVIDIA's CUDA   Red Hat   2018-11-17
Freedreno Gallium3D Working To Lower Its Driver Overhead   Mesa   2018-10-28
MSM-Next Bringing A6xx Performance Improvements, Fixes To The Linux Kernel   Linux Kernel   2018-10-09
Freedreno Enables Hardware Binning For Adreno A6xx GPUs - Yields Better Performance   Mesa   2018-10-03
Gallium Clover With SPIR-V & NIR Opening Up New Compute Options Inside Mesa   Mesa   2018-10-01
Adreno 600 Series Support Lands In Mesa 18.3 Gallium3D   Mesa   2018-08-18
Qualcomm Adreno 600 Series Support Submitted For Linux 4.19   Hardware   2018-08-17
Qualcomm Adreno 600 Series Support Proposed For Linux 4.19 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2018-08-11
Adreno A6xx Gallium3D Support Coming Together   Mesa   2018-08-04
Freedreno's MSM DRM Driver In Linux 4.19 Getting "DPU1" Support For SDM845+ Support   Linux Kernel   2018-07-30
Freedreno Gallium3D Now Exposes Adreno A5xx Performance Counters   Mesa   2018-07-19
Freedreno Reaches OpenGL ES 3.1 Support, Not Far From OpenGL 3.3   Mesa   2018-06-22
X.Org 2018 Elections Yield 54% Voter Turnout, Select Four New Board Members   X.Org   2018-04-17
Freedreno's MSM DRM Driver Continues Prepping For Adreno 600 Series Support   Linux Kernel   2018-03-21
Shared Virtual Memory Support For Nouveau With HMM   Nouveau   2018-03-10
Compute Support Is Moving Along For Nouveau   Nouveau   2018-03-08
Freedreno Is Looking Forward To Mesa SPIR-V/OpenCL Too   Mesa   2018-02-26
Qualcomm Rolls Out ~110k Lines Of New Kernel Code For Snapdragon 845 Display Support   Linux Kernel   2018-02-13
Freedreno Gallium3D Tackling NIR Optimizations & More In 2018   Mesa   2018-02-12
Freedreno Gallium3D Lands A5xx Texture Tiling For Better Performance   Mesa   2018-01-14
Freedreno's MSM DRM Driver Wires In DEVFREQ Re-Clocking Support   Linux Kernel   2018-01-11
Freedreno Lands Context Priority Support   Mesa   2017-12-25
Freedreno Gallium3D Supports A Fair Amount Of OpenGL 4.x   Mesa   2017-11-18
Freedreno MSM DRM Driver Updates Submitted For Linux 4.15   Linux Kernel   2017-10-29
Freedreno Works On Context Priority Support, Plumbs Into Gallium3D   Mesa   2017-10-25
Mesa Drivers' Use Of Multiple IRs, Gallium3D With NIR   Mesa   2017-08-27
Freedreno Continues Stacking On New Features For Open-Source Adreno   Mesa   2017-06-26
Freedreno Gallium3D Gets Hardware Binning For A5xx   Mesa   2017-05-14
CodeAurora Continues Contributions To Freedreno's MSM DRM Driver   Hardware   2017-05-09
Freedreno Baking A5XX Compute Shader Support   Mesa   2017-04-19
Freedreno Gets Last Minute Performance Boost For Mesa 17.1   Mesa   2017-04-14
X.Org 2017 Election Results   X.Org   2017-04-13
Freedreno's MSM DRM Driver On Linux 4.12 Gets 4K Support For Newer Hardware   Linux Kernel   2017-04-09
2017 X.Org Elections Are Happening Now   X.Org   2017-03-28
The X.Org Foundation Is Preparing For Their 2017 Elections   X.Org   2017-02-18
Freedreno's MSM Updates For Linux 4.11, Code Aurora Prepping More Contributions   Linux Kernel   2017-02-07
Gallium3D Drivers Prepped For EGL_ANDROID_native_fence_sync   Mesa   2016-12-02
MSM-Next Prepares Adreno A5xx Support For Linux 4.10   Linux Kernel   2016-11-30
Qualcomm Adreno A5xx Open-Source Driver Bringup For Freedreno   Hardware   2016-11-28
EGL_ANDROID_native_fence_sync Patches For Mesa   Mesa   2016-11-19
Freedreno Encouraging Users To Switch To Modesetting X.Org Driver   X.Org   2016-11-16
Libdrm 2.4.71 Released, Adds Etnaviv, AMDGPU SI Support   Mesa   2016-10-03
Freedreno Gallium3D Driver Scores More Performance Wins   Mesa   2016-07-30
The Latest Freedreno Achievements For Open-Source Adreno Graphics In 2016   Mesa   2016-05-04
Lima Driver Code Sees First Commits In Years   Hardware   2016-04-02
Gallium3D Is Getting Closer To Support NIR As An Alternate IR   Mesa   2016-03-27
It's Possible To Get The Nexus 7 Running On A Mainline Linux Kernel   Google   2016-03-14
There's Still Time To Nominate Someone To The X.Org Board (2016)   X.Org   2016-03-13
AMD's Massive New DAL Display Driver Is Facing An Uphill Battle   AMD   2016-02-12
The Nexus 4 & 7 Will Be Closer To Handling An Upstream Linux Kernel   Linux Kernel   2015-12-14
Freedreno Gallium3D Now Supports OpenGL 3.1   Mesa   2015-11-19
Linux 4.4 MSM DRM Will Add Snapdragon 820 Support   Hardware   2015-10-23
Experimental Patches Add NIR As Alternate IR To Gallium3D   Mesa   2015-10-19
Qualcomm's QuIC Adds Open-Source DRM For Brand New Snapdragon 820   Hardware   2015-09-15
With Mesa 11.0 Coming, A Look At Development Stats   Mesa   2015-08-17
MSM DRM Driver In Linux 4.3 To Bring Initial HDCP Support   Linux Kernel   2015-08-16
Freedreno Now Has OpenGL ES 3 Working On Adreno A3xx/4xx   Mesa   2015-08-15
Qualcomm Publishes Some A3xx Register Documentation   Hardware   2015-08-15
Freedreno Gallium3D Gains Transform-Feedback   Mesa   2015-07-28
Freedreno A4xx Improvements Landing In Mesa Git   Mesa   2015-07-11
Freedreno Driver Continues Working For Open-Source Qualcomm Driver Independence   Mesa   2015-07-04
MSM DRM Driver Brings Adreno A306 Support To Linux 4.2   Hardware   2015-06-08
Freedreno Now Supports The A306 GPU   Mesa   2015-05-17
Red Hat Joins Khronos, The Group Behind OpenGL & Vulkan   Red Hat   2015-04-17
X.Org Foundation + SPI Merger Fails   X.Org   2015-04-09
Freedreno Driver Drops Its Old Shader Compiler   Mesa   2015-03-16
QuIC Continues Contributing To Open-Source MDP DRM/KMS Driver   Hardware   2015-03-06
Freedreno Is Providing Good Adreno A4xx Graphics Acceleration   Mesa   2015-02-22
Candidates For The 2015 X.Org Board Elections   X.Org   2015-02-17
The DRM Graphics Changes Submitted For Linux 3.20   Linux Kernel   2015-02-16
X.Org's XDC2015 Conference Is Happening In Toronto   X.Org   2015-02-07
Freedreno's MSM Driver Has New Features For Linux 3.20   Hardware   2015-02-01
Freedreno User-Space Driver Stack Continues Stabilizing   Hardware   2015-01-13
Adreno A4xx Rendering With Freedreno Takes Shape   Mesa   2014-12-21
Freedreno MSM Driver Has Big Changes For Linux 3.19 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2014-11-17
Qualcomm A4xx Gallium3D Support Takes Shape   Mesa   2014-11-16
Mesa 10.3.3 Has A Bunch Of Freedreno Fixes   Mesa   2014-11-08
Has The Sky Fallen? Qualcomm Contributes To Freedreno's DRM/KMS Driver   Hardware   2014-10-31
Freedreno Gallium3D Is Passing 90%+ Of Piglit Tests   Mesa   2014-10-05
Freedreno 1.3.0 DDX Brings Several Fixes   X.Org   2014-10-04
Libdrm 2.4.57 Brings Android Build Support & More   Mesa   2014-09-28
Mesa's Top Contributors This Summer   Mesa   2014-09-07
Freedreno Driver Now Supports Server Managed FDs, Automatic Config   X.Org   2014-07-14
High Risk Security Hole Discovered In Qualcomm's GPU Driver   Linux Security   2014-06-24
Linux GPU Drivers Prepare For Global Thermo-Nuclear War   X.Org   2014-06-05
KMSCUBE Now Runs On NVIDIA's Jetson TK1   Nouveau   2014-06-05
Mesa 10.2 Features Are Quite Exciting   Mesa   2014-05-26
Mesa Is At 1.4 Million Lines Of Code   Mesa   2014-05-26
Freedreno Gallium3D Now Handles sRGB Textures, OpenGL 2.1   Mesa   2014-05-17
Freedreno Gallium3D Now Supports OpenGL 2.0   Mesa   2014-05-14
Freedreno 1.1 Driver Runs With XA Acceleration   X.Org   2014-05-06
No, ARM Didn't Open-Source Their Full Mali Linux Driver   Arm   2014-05-02
Universal Plane Support Set For Linux 3.15   Linux Kernel   2014-04-02
XA Gallium3D Performance Improvements Published   Mesa   2014-04-01
XA Acceleration Coming To Freedreno Gallium3D   Mesa   2014-02-09
Understanding The New & Faster A3XX Compiler   Mesa   2014-02-06
Gallium3D's Freedreno Driver Gets A New Compiler   Mesa   2014-02-04
Freedreno Gallium3D Gets A Performance Boost   Hardware   2014-01-09
The Vivante Mesa Driver Is Still Brewing   Mesa   2013-12-25
MSM DRM Will Support New Hardware In Linux 3.14   Hardware   2013-12-08
Freedreno Gains Support For The Adreno 330   Mesa   2013-12-07
The DRM/KMS Drivers In The Linux 3.13 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2013-12-02
Freedreno ARM GPU Driver Keeps Hitting Milestones   Arm   2013-11-24
Freedreno Graphics Driver Reaches Version 1.0   X.Org   2013-11-16
Linux 3.12 Changes, Kernel Feature Overview   Linux Kernel   2013-11-03
MSM Driver To Get PRIME & Render Nodes Support   Linux Kernel   2013-10-20
Lima Driver Has Some Speed Wins, But Will Not Be Mainlined   Hardware   2013-10-02
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
Open-Source Freedreno Graphics Driver Is Now Faster   Free Software   2013-09-15
DRM Graphics Updates Sent In For Linux 3.12   Linux Kernel   2013-09-05
Exciting Features That Will Come To Linux 3.12   Linux Kernel   2013-08-31
Snapdragon DRM/KMS Driver Merged For Linux 3.12   Linux Kernel   2013-08-28
Freedreno Driver Programming Documentation Updated   Free Software   2013-08-25
Snapdragon DRM/KMS Driver Still Forthcoming   Free Software   2013-08-19
Google Chrome OS Developers Working On DRM Code   Google   2013-08-09
Freedreno DRM/Gallium3D Shines Well For ARM   Arm   2013-07-30
MSM DRM/KMS Driver For Snapdragon Progresses   Linux Kernel   2013-07-22
DRM/KMS Driver Published For Snapdragon Graphics   Hardware   2013-07-06
Freedreno Driver Gains Qualcomm A3XX Support   Mesa   2013-06-09
Fedora 19 Installer Comes For Google Nexus 4   Fedora   2013-06-05
Freedreno Running On Nexus 4 With The GNOME Shell   Mesa   2013-06-02