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Re: Simon's accelerated X development thread

Wed May 08, 2013 8:50 am

shuckle wrote:Yep. html5 hardware accelerated browser would be really nice :D
I think there may be some stuff in the pipeline that will help here, and with browser acceleration in general.
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Re: Simon's accelerated X development thread

Sat Mar 15, 2014 2:49 am

Hi Simon!

Now you can win $10000!!!!

Do you start in competition?
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Re: Simon's accelerated X development thread

Sat Mar 15, 2014 5:10 am

What? I thought the $10k was for driver compile + quake 3.

Speaking of that is anyone working on compiling the open drivers?

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Re: Simon's accelerated X development thread

Sat Mar 15, 2014 10:57 am

He does seem to be aware of the challenge and is working on it here
https://github.com/simonjhall/challenge

Aside from that, one of the folks who was helping with RE (Phire) before the documentation was released is playing around with driving the pipeline https://github.com/phire/hackdriver. However, the aim there isn't to write a proper driver.
Then there's 'clever' who has taken hackdriver and modified it to display the output on the screen and spin the triangle. He has also worked on getting around some of the security issues of poking memory and using the mailbox interface directly. He has put up a video here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V6ogpgieJrQ

From what I gather, the current plan is to write up some design docs and have people who are familiar with the Linux kernel, Mesa/Gallium and the right way of doing things look over them to make sure everything is sensible and then start working on a proper driver from scratch.

Finally, there are the razdroid guys who are currently working on porting the driver as well.

For those interested, the relevant IRC channels are #raspberrypi-internals and #razdroid on Freenode.

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Re: Simon's accelerated X development thread

Mon Mar 31, 2014 11:10 am

piotr-e wrote:Hi Simon!

Now you can win $10000!!!!

Do you start in competition?
You sir, are a prophet.

Congratulations, Simon!

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Re: Simon's accelerated X development thread

Mon Mar 31, 2014 6:15 pm

Congratulations, Simon!!!
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