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by mangobrain
Mon Jul 16, 2012 8:10 pm
Forum: Raspberry Pi OS
Topic: raspberry pi foundation raspbian image
Replies: 151
Views: 52854

Re: raspberry pi foundation raspbian image

Grabbing this now regardless, but I do have one quick question: can the firmware be updated using apt-get/aptitude, or is it still using a third-party updater?
by mangobrain
Wed Oct 12, 2011 1:40 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Weapon of choice?
Replies: 23
Views: 4975

Re: Weapon of choice?

<t>Regarding Lazarus: be very careful when suggesting the use of RAD tools for beginners; are you sure you know what you\'re letting yourself in for? Here\'s a snippet from something I posted on the CAS wiki:<br/> <br/> As someone who already had some programming experience before starting my degree...
by mangobrain
Wed Oct 12, 2011 10:00 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: KMS and EGL support in the GPU drivers?
Replies: 4
Views: 2666

Re: KMS and EGL support in the GPU drivers?

<r>It wouldn\'t take a \"miracle\", just support for KMS, EGL and the page-flipping ioctl. The reason Wayland runs on few graphics cards at the moment is because few graphics cards have drivers which support these. For starters, the closed-source AMD and nVidia drivers don\'t support them, so immedi...
by mangobrain
Wed Oct 12, 2011 9:09 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: KMS and EGL support in the GPU drivers?
Replies: 4
Views: 2666

Re: KMS and EGL support in the GPU drivers?

<r>Hullo all,<br/> Just wondering whether the GPU drivers will support kernel mode setting, since this is useful for at least two things I for one would like to see: <LIST><s>[list]</s> <LI><s>[*]</s>Proper native-resolution TTYs without lots of messing around</LI> <LI><s>[*]</s>Wayland (which I wou...

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