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    Phoronix: Broadcom Bringing Up Linux Support For VK Accelerators

    Broadcom developers have been recently volleying open-source Linux driver patches for enabling their "VK Accelerators" on the platform...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...lerators-Linux

  • #2
    I almost thought you meant Broadcom made Vulkan accelerators?... o-o

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    • #3
      Is this possibly related to Mount Shasta (Facebook video transcoding project with Broadcom as one of the partners)?

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      • #4
        Hm, interesting. I wonder if this is for game streamers? Or maybe for servers used by streaming services.

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        • #5
          In a future they could come in handy to add AV1 decoding/encoding support to a computer.

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