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    Phoronix: The Open-Source Qualcomm "TURNIP" Vulkan Driver Adds Important Performance Feature

    The TURNIP Mesa Vulkan driver providing support for recent Qualcomm Adreno graphics processors and akin to the Freedreno Gallium3D driver has added an important performance-boosting feature...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...rdware-Binning

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    Is there a source for where they're using these open source GPU drivers? It would be pretty damn good if they used it for Android and/or ChromeOS devices.

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      Originally posted by sandy8925 View Post
      Is there a source for where they're using these open source GPU drivers? It would be pretty damn good if they used it for Android and/or ChromeOS devices.
      MSM DRM driver in new Pixel devices [ https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pa...o-MSM-DRM-Plus ] and some other articles in the past, just what came up first from few seconds of searching.
      Michael Larabel
      http://www.michaellarabel.com/

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        Originally posted by Michael View Post

        MSM DRM driver in new Pixel devices [ https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pa...o-MSM-DRM-Plus ] and some other articles in the past, just what came up first from few seconds of searching.
        Right, but that's just the kernel driver. What about the Mesa/Gallium3D driver, where are they using that?

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          Originally posted by sandy8925 View Post
          Right, but that's just the kernel driver. What about the Mesa/Gallium3D driver, where are they using that?
          Not sure for the Mesa bits but presumably somewhere now or in the future - since after all they have Kristian, Rob, and others working on it and recently brought Eric on that seems to be working on it in an official capacity, etc.
          Michael Larabel
          http://www.michaellarabel.com/

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