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    Default Broadcom VC4 Gallium3D Driver Soon To Merge Into Mesa

    Phoronix: Broadcom VC4 Gallium3D Driver Soon To Merge Into Mesa

    The Broadcom VC4 Gallium3D driver, which provides the open-source user-space component to an OpenGL driver for the Raspberry Pi, will soon likely be added to mainline Mesa...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTc1Njg

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    Does this Driver include the Video Decoder?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nille View Post
    Does this Driver include the Video Decoder?
    no - the video decoder is a separate unit which does not currently have an open driver.

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    ...aaaaand it's in, as of three hours ago. I don't have a RPi and am still hesitant to buy a Broadcom-based device, but this is a good step forward. Now if only more interesting ARM boards (with decent CPUs and I/O) had similar open graphics support.

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