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  • Linux 5.13 Tacks On A JPEG Encoder/Decoder Driver For The i.MX8

    Phoronix: Linux 5.13 Tacks On A JPEG Encoder/Decoder Driver For The i.MX8

    The media subsystem updates were sent out this week for the Linux 5.13 merge window and already merged. A notable driver addition this time around is for NXP i.MX8 users...

    https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pa...edia-Subsystem

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    Isn't that SoC used in the Librem 5? Could provide a nice speedup for image decoding and taking photos.

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    • #3
      Originally posted by sandy8925 View Post
      Isn't that SoC used in the Librem 5? Could provide a nice speedup for image decoding and taking photos.
      Indeed, lets hope that they are working in the Graphics driver too.

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        i.MX8 have a very strange GPU, with no solid 3D acceleration in Linux

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        • #5
          Originally posted by Spacefish View Post
          i.MX8 have a very strange GPU, with no solid 3D acceleration in Linux
          imx8 CPUs use the etnaviv floss driver that already overtook the proprietary counterpart in quite a few benchmarks.

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