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  • Etnaviv Gallium3D Driver Lands, Premiering With Mesa 17.0

    Phoronix: Etnaviv Gallium3D Driver Lands, Premiering With Mesa 17.0

    In time for this weekend's feature freeze of Mesa 17.0, the Etnaviv Gallium3D driver has landed in Mesa Git after years of work on this reverse-engineered, open-source driver stack...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...lium3D-Mesa-17

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    So, what's the "gbm2" status? Has any progress been made? Did developers agree on the general infrastructure? And will this "renderer-only" library (or rather interface?) will be completely nuked once it lands?

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    • #3
      w00t!

      Originally posted by [email protected] View Post
      So, what's the "gbm2" status? And will this "renderer-only" library (or rather interface?) will be completely nuked once it lands?
      Yeah, I think it's temporary.

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      • #4
        Great news for the embedded open source. Thanks to all devs involved!

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        • #5
          Isn't the hardware outdated in the meantime?

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          • #6
            Originally posted by Kemosabe View Post
            Isn't the hardware outdated in the meantime?
            The GC7000 isn't outdated, it supports Vulkan and can hardware decode and encode some modern video codecs. Obviously support needs to be added to get the GC7000 working.

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