Went out and grabbed myself a Pi2 on day 1 to investigate this.
Power wise, it's looking promising. But some work needs to happen with the graphics stack to make it possible.
I disagree, a browser /could/ run reasonably well.pluggy wrote:Chromium is slow on a Pi, as is any 'serious' browser. Not so much a problem with the browser as with the Pi. That why the standard browsers in the Pi distros aren't very good, the Pi just doesn't have enough horsepower to run anything better.
Yeah, you can test by passing --use_gl=egl to Chromium if I remember rightly.teh_orph wrote:So just to clarify, do you want existing EGL code that expects to render into an X window "to just work"?
Not a full-screen EGL application that runs sans-X (like Android)?