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  • LLVMpipe Ported To Android x86 For Running Android Apps Without GPU Support

    Phoronix: LLVMpipe Ported To Android x86 For Running Android Apps Without GPU Support

    For x86 Android users, patches are available for making use of Mesa's LLVMpipe driver in Gallium3D for cases where hardware drivers are not available. This support is reportedly good enough for running Android apps in the absence of proper OpenGL drivers...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...VMpipe-Support

  • #2
    Does it means that Android-x86 would now work on Nvidia Maxwell cards?

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    • #3
      probably, and also anywhere. This is basically a VESA for Android.

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      • #4
        much much better solution than SKIA software render
        SKIA software solution will be probably faster but
        llvm pipe will work with whole OS

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        • #5
          There's a slew of situations which would benefit from faux-GPU support for programs which just think they need a GPU, and won't run if they think there isn't one.

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